Category Archives: Other Adventures

Lost in the Land of #Litsy

In case you haven’t noticed, I read. A lot. I read when I take my dogs out, I read while I’m brushing my teeth, I read while I’m ‘watching’ a movie. Some people understand the compulsion to always have their … Continue reading

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Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves

Last month, thanks to an awesome deal through Groupon, we went and explored Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves in Woodstock, New Hampshire. This attraction features a series of over 1000 stairs leading you up, down, and through a glacial … Continue reading

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(More) Adventures in Pumpkin Carving

Every year when I see those big, round, orange pumpkins hit the stores, I feel so happy. I have such big plans for what I’m going to carve. Intricate masterpieces, works of art, carvings that are downright spooky! Yet every … Continue reading

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Groundhogs, Gardens, and Guilt

About a month ago I made a new friend. It was an inquisitive, furry little creature that moved in with the chipmunks under my porch. After a quick internet search, I confirmed that it was a groundhog and gave him (or … Continue reading

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Titanic Exhibit at the Portland Science Center

Hidden down a side street, and occupying the second and third floor of a building only a stone’s throw from the water, the Portland Science Center opened in the summer of 2015. I missed their first display, the popular Body Worlds … Continue reading

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Adventures with Asparagus

I like asparagus. Imagine that said to the tune of I like turtles. I know those extra syllables throw it off a little, but you get the idea. I hope. Anyways, I like asparagus, but they tend to be pricey … Continue reading

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Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse in Maine

The Portland Head Light on Cape Elizabeth in Maine is a picturesque lighthouse on a small jetty in the Atlantic. I visited on a sunny day in mid-March when the winds were high and chilly. The photos don’t do the beauty … Continue reading

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Living Large with Life Sized Chocolate

While this winter has been mild, it’s also been long and uneventful. I haven’t gotten to do much hiking, and the needle on the adventure scale has been buried at zero. So when my birthday came around, I seized the … Continue reading

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Black Ink Contests ~ Flash Fiction

While perusing the web last month, I somehow came across a Valentine’s Flash Fiction contest. On a whim, I entered. And I won! This isn’t the type of thing I normally do. To be perfectly honest, I didn’t even remember … Continue reading

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Gator on the Dinner Plate

In keeping with my foray into culinary adventures, I cooked gator for dinner the other night. I had eaten gator before, I had just never cooked it. With a recent victory under my belt (I wouldn’t call the frog legs I … Continue reading

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