Category Archives: Values

National Park: To Which Constituents Are Our Members of Congress Listening?

Last November Senator Collins, Senator King, and Representative Poliquin made it clear that they oppose the creation of a Maine Woods National Park or a National Monument, which might be a first step toward a park.  The “conditions” the members list in their letter to President Obama regarding a possible National Monument designation show that […]

I wanted to throw the phones into the ocean.

Thanksgiving morning we took our traditional hike in Acadia.  This year it was more of a walk – the Ocean Path from Sand Beach to Otter Cliffs to Otter Cove and back again.  It was a beautiful morning, bright sun shining and an ocean full of Common Eider Ducks and Grebes.  Thanksgivings were offered for […]