Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cool facts about Maine critters

Photo by Aislinn Sarnacki. Osprey.

Did you know… The Atlantic puffin’s beak fades to a drab gray during the winter and blooms with color again in the spring. The northern cardinal is so well loved that it has been named the official bird of no fewer than seven U.S. states. Thank you, Maine, for not jumping on that band wagon. […]

Where in the woods am I? Mt. Kineo

Last Wednesday, I had the opportunity to hike a mountain I’ve been wanting to hike for a long time (since reading a certain book). A few friends of mine who had hiked the mountain before acted as informal guides, telling me about the trails and even a little bit about the mountain’s history. It’s not […]