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Spring By The Sea

Some days, you have to throw on your Sunday best, muddy a pair of white heels and twirl by the daffodils by the sea. This past weekend was Newport’s Daffodil Days Festival. Daffodils were blooming all over the island, along the Cliff Walk and covering fields. While it was gloomy and foggy, the yellow blooms provided…

Cherry Blossom Season

The other night I went for a walk to look at the cherry blossoms right before they peaked. I like to go once slightly before when there are still some buds, when they are peaked, and then just past peak when the petals have begun to fall. The cherry blossoms are undeniably one of the…

Disney Itinerary

I need a vacation. This weekend my laptop broke which was a total nightmare. Of all weeks for it to go, it had to be the one that I had 5 papers to write and law schools to start applying to. Fortunately, a friend lent me her old one and after 4 days without my…

Up Garwin Falls

Waterfalls are always hit or miss in the summer. Either it’s pretty and flowing, or dry and gross, and Upper Garwin Falls seemed to fall right in the middle. Water was flowing still, but I’m sure there would’ve been more had it been spring. By the time we arrived, it was late afternoon and the…

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…

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…