"New England is quite as large a lump of earth as my heart can really take in." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

Friday, September 4, 2015

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Original Photograph from Archives - 1982



Pressing Cider

Thursday, September 3, 2015

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At Home With Eric Sloane

Eric Sloane and his dog, Spooky - Original Photographs From Archives
"The thing that might impress you most about New England is its stone 'walls.' When they were built  anything forming an enclosure was called a fence.  Whether it was made of roots or wood or stone, they were never referred to as walls; they are more properly called stone fences."

Eric Sloan wrote these words in "Eric Sloane's America", one of his many books.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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Retrieving


Anyone who has spent time throwing a ball for a retriever instantly recognizes all of the moments:

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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Original Photograph from Archives

Out and About


Monday, August 31, 2015

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Dubarry's New Cork Boot

The Dubarry Cork Boot
Dubarry has introduced their new Chelsea boot, the Cork boot.  Even though these are designed for more in-town wear, they are still Dubarrys, so - lined with GORE -TEX, and made with their treated leather - they are also waterproof.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

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Original Photograph from Archives

Civil War Sesquicentennial


The final encampment of a four year Civil War sesquicentennial commemoration appropriately took place on old farmland where the farmhouse and barn date back to pre-Civil War times.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Friday, August 28, 2015

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Bar Harbor Bound - Original Photograph from Archives

Lotuff Small Leather Tote with Strap

Lotuff Small Leather Tote in Chestnut

Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Roger Tory Peterson (August 28, 1908 – July 28, 1996)

Original Photographs from Archives

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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Red-Tailed Hawk Eating Prey


Note:  What follows are a few pictures of a red-tailed hawk with its prey, a small rabbit.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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The Owls Head Transportation Museum, Owls Head, Maine


The impressive Owls Head Transportation Museum in the coastal Maine town of Owls Head is not too far from Camden.

Monday, August 24, 2015

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New England Hunt - Original Photograph from Archives

Waxing the Barbours

"In 1894, John Barbour established himself in the burgeoning port of South Shields, supplying oilskins and other garments to protect the growing community of sailors, fishermen, rivermen and dockers from the worst of the North Sea Weather. " - John Barbour & Sons
How often should one reproof their Barbour waxed items?  The conventional wisdom is every year.  Surprisingly, a new Barbour may sometimes need it after just a few months.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

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Original Photograph from Archives