We have returned! The kids, the husband, and I just spent four days in Baxter State Park (read about that … Continue Reading Back to Civilization
I’m off to the woods again! Last year we went canoe camping along the Northern Forest Canoe Trail (click here … Continue Reading That’s It, I’m Outta Here!
When I’m stressed out, I usually react with flour, sugar, measuring spoons, and my kick-ass stand mixer. Yup. I’m a … Continue Reading Stress Baking
Ah, the wonders of nature! Here’s a lovely flower I spotted in the woods behind my house. Apparently it’s called … Continue Reading Rude Flowers!
I’ve already blogged about my graduate student days in Chicago (click here for that post), which are partly to blame … Continue Reading Throwback Thursday: Backpacking in Montana
According to my mom, I’ve always been a writer. And she mailed me a big box of old sketch pads … Continue Reading My Early Work
Living in Maine, I know what essentials you need to make it through the winter. A down jacket. A wood … Continue Reading Hot Chocolate to Get You Through the Winter
It’s been cold here in Maine. Like, “hurts to breathe” cold. “Special weather advisory warning not to go outside” cold. … Continue Reading Reflections from 20 Below
Yup, it’s that time of year again. Champagne is flowing, people are wearing silly hats, and I’m writing a self-indulgent … Continue Reading So Long, 2017!
Happy solstice, my friends! If you’re in the Northern hemisphere with me, today is the shortest day of the year. … Continue Reading Turning Toward the Light
A massive storm hit New England this weekend, knocking down trees all over the damn place. And knocking out our … Continue Reading The Internet is Down!!!
Gardening is a bit like writing… It’s a hell of a lot of work to make something that feels totally … Continue Reading Gardening & Writing
Well, I’m back from my four-day canoe camping adventure along the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. How was it, you ask? … Continue Reading I Have Returned
Well, I’m headed out on a four-day canoe camping trip in the woods of western Maine. Yup, just a girl … Continue Reading To the Woods!
Sex, right? And brilliant writing? Unforgettable characters?? Dark romance??? PLUS, two authors linked to a small town outside Portland, Maine! … Continue Reading What Do The Trickster’s Lover & The Scarlet Letter Have in Common?
It’s been a wet summer here in Maine. Yesterday we walked through the woods to our secret wild blueberry patch … Continue Reading Ghost Plant