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Castle Hill

For the past couple of weeks, I feel as though I haven’t left my desk. I’ve been studying an insane amount, and I can’t wait until I’m done. All the time trapped inside makes the few times I can actually leave my house and go somewhere all the more fun. Over the summers, I’ve spent…

Owl’s Head Light

Owl’s Head Light is one of my favorite of the Maine Lighthouses. Sitting high on the coast, it provides a lovely vantage point of the surrounding coast. The day we visited, Mom and I wore our matching star and anchor print sweaters, which were perfect for the cooler, overcast morning. Delila loved dragging me up…

Sunflower Season

Although it seems early this year, sunflower season is already in full swing. It’s hard to believe it’s already the end of July. I’ve finally finished my summer classes and started studying for the LSAT.  Taking fun study breaks is going to be essential up until test day and a quick ride to the Buttonwood’s…

Mount Blue

The Centerville Trail in Mount Blue State Park is one we’ve hiked probably three times already. Once when I was little, once a few years ago, and once this trip. The trail to the top is short and easy; even easier if you have a big Doberman to drag you up. The view is absolutely…

Lake Days

We could not have caught a better week weather wise. The days have been sunny and 75 and the nights have been perfect for sleeping. I’ve managed to get a little tan, and not a farmer-tan this time!!! One day of our trip was spent at scenic Wilson Pond in Wilton, which has clean, clear…

We’re in Maine!

Every July, for as long as I can remember, my parents and I have come up to The Camp in Maine for vacation. It’s so relaxing and there is no pressure to go see or do anything which gives me a chance to read for fun, paint and shoot. While returning to the same place…

Lover’s Leap Bridge

This beautiful red bridge has been on my list of spots to visit since September. I initially intended to visit in the fall, until I realized that it was a full two hours west in New Milford, Connecticut. Fortunately, this past week I got the chance to visit, along with a couple of other spots.…