Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden

What better way to spend a cold January day than with a virtual visit to a sumptuous summer garden in full bloom? There are some advantages to writing a blog post 5 months late! We spent our first touristy afternoon driving the Acadia Loop Road to visit the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden and the nearby … Read more

Bar Harbor & Saltair Inn

We stayed in Bar Harbor for a week, so had lots of time to explore the town and its surrounds. Let’s start with a bit of geography and history. Bar Harbor is in northern Maine, very close to the border with Canada. You can catch a ferry to Nova Scotia from here. Bar Harbor is … Read more

Boston to Bar Harbor

Happy New Year!  I’m posting a much-delayed blog after spending 4 months in the hell of an election campaign aimed at getting our library sustainable funded.  We won – yay! Now back to your previously scheduled program. In early August, 2022, we ventured to a tourist destination in peak season – something we usually try … Read more