The Great Undertaking

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144 apples, 48 crusts, numerous cups of flour and endless hours of rolling, slicing, peeling, and crimping and the result: 24 homemade apple pies. (and a nice big pie for Papa and a crisp for the non-gluten eaters) It wasn’t an easy task signing up to make 24 apple pies for the annual Walter Hunt [...]

MDI Marathon 2013 Edition

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The MDI Marathon was a success this year for one runner and support team. Being able to run a Boston qualifying time on this hilly course was especially gratifying. Now you can painlessly enjoy some of the marathon with me in this photo-essay. The race started near the green in Bar Harbor. Dark with rain [...]

Don’t turn your back on that corn!

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We are now officially at the autumn equinox, (and surprise, surprise), we’ve had a first, light, frost, the apples (a bumper crop) are turning red, lots of butternut squash is appearing, sunflowers are looming and the corn is unbelievable! Here are the corn beds today:   This is what they looked like in June! Sometimes [...]