Lifestyle | Philosophy

Reflecting in the Present

“When purple colored curtains mark the end of dayI’ll hear you, my dear, at twilight time”– The Platters, Twilight Time The sunset gets all the attention, and sure, when you have a western view at the right time of day you enjoy the show. I take great pains to see as many as I possibly…

History | Travel

Stone Eggs and Red Dye

The weekend was frustratingly productive in a Monday morning regret sort of way. Saturday was full of chores – cleaning, pruning, weeding and such. Sunday began the same way, but I felt the stir of restlessness mid-morning and started plotting concentric circles outward for places we’d never been before. When you’ve lived in a place…

Travel

York Gaol

Sitting on a small hill in York, Maine is a gambrel-roofed wood and stone building of consequence.  With the original construction beginning 300 years ago this year, it’s been a unique witness to history.  This is a building with stories to tell. Gaol means jail, and that’s what this building was for the Province of…