Tag Archives: gear

Bound to the Bee

I’ve grown accustomed to a moment of awkward silence each time I call a new farmer about my project. I imagine him/her weighing the options: hightail it off the phone or take a few minutes to listen to the artist … Continue reading

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Bedrock Real

At 1600 acres, Tide Mill is the largest farm out of the 12 on my list. Located in Edmunds, Maine, it’s also the most remote. As with every farm I’ve visited so far, their income (from organic chicken, pork, beef, … Continue reading

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I ran my first 10k yesterday in the annual Sea Dog Dash for Independence in Brunswick, Maine. It was a cool and rainy morning—perfect for staying comfortable on a long run. My aim was to maintain something under 8:30 minutes … Continue reading

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When Things Don’t Click

Sami woman on skis, adapted from Olaus Magnus, 1883 (an excellent skiing goddess I found on Wikipedia). When Things Don’t Click Having reduced my cold to a pesky cough, I returned to Sewall woods a few days ago. We’d gotten … Continue reading

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Taking Risks

If the Hat Doesn’t Fit… The Third Annual Portland Brewer’s Holiday Dash at RiRa was a fun event, in spite of the fact that I was not pulled together at all! It was a bitterly cold day, and after debating … Continue reading

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