Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mt. Abram, or is it Abraham? – awesome Maine hike

Ah, the warmth of summer! A check on the weather on the top of Mt. Washington this morning was sobering. Up there, at 6,288′ it was 32 degrees, with the wind holding steady at 52 MPH with gusts up to … Continue reading

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Heading up to Mt. Abraham

Had planned to go up today, but rain, within thunderstorms are socking us hard here in Maine right now. It’s going to be clear and sunny tomorrow with early morning temps in the 40’s following the cold front, so that’s … Continue reading

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My review of Where the Waters Divide: A 3,000 Mile Trek Along America’s Continental Divide

Goodreads | Tom Jamrog (Lincolnville, ME)'s review of Where the Waters Divide: A 3,000 Mile Trek Along America's Continental Divide. Where the Waters Divide: A 3,000 Mile Trek Along America’s Continental Divide by Karen Berger My rating: 3 of 5 … Continue reading

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Chilling at Camp

I The sound of fall is already here-acorns bouncing off the roof and the deck here overlooking Hobbes Pond in Hope. We’re ready to take out a couple of Keowees for a paddle down by the cove this morning, checking … Continue reading

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Coolest Walk in Rockland

It’s cool to do, plus you will literally cool off. Marcia and I parked down by the end of the Samoset and packed in a lunch and spent less than an hour on this most amazing hike. You walk over … Continue reading

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Serengeti sunglasses- superb customer service story

Ten years ago I laid out just over $100 for a pair of Serengeti sunglasses. Here they are: They lasted me 10 years. Wearing these glasses made the world crisper and clearer than real life. The secret to having them … Continue reading

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Massive Mass of Bubbas

A record tonight for the number of riders in The Rockland Bog- I counted 17 guys milling around in the parking area off Bog Road after the ride, which happens every Tuesday night- year round, snow, mud, or heat- as … Continue reading

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Up, High in the Whites

Big day hike in the Whites. First, about the New England 4,000 Footers. This is an official list of mountains in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont that reach or exceed 4,000 feet in elevation. There are 67 on the list. … Continue reading

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Organizing Is Often Well-Planned Hoarding

From the Minimalists: The Minimalists | Organizing Is Often Well-Planned Hoarding. I have succeeded in unloading a trailer load of stuff that has no use for me, and for anyone else, really. That, and giving another load away at Goodwill, … Continue reading

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Saddle Trail: Katahdin, Maine

Today’s Bangor Daily News has a good reference to what is probably the easiest trail up from Chimney Pond to Baxter Peak- relatively easy. I like the inclusion of the video. This youth group was hiking at a good clip, … Continue reading

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