Spring Peepers

Spring Peepers, old farm pond.

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Just 3.5 minutes of spring peepers. Brown bats arc through the air.

Walked back to the pond this evening. It’s a quarter mile away, down at the bottom of the field and through the woods. Still, we can hear them clearly from the back door.

Standing at the water’s edge they are so loud they hurt my ears. It would be hard to talk over them.

 

Maine ~ Stonington

Stonington Harbor, Maine

 

It got dark fast, and chilly for August, and we have hunger. It’s only a mile to Stonington along the shore, past lobster pounds in the protected cove behind Moose Island, past hundreds of lobster boats anchored in the harbor – some new, most well used, some derelict. Houses climb up the hill above the harbor like skyboxes, new businesses in old rambling clapboard buildings line the waterfront.

 

 

 

 

 

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Maine ~ Deer Isle Video

Deer Isle, Maine video

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Whew! Returning to Maine, where we last left off waaaay back in October at:

Maine ~ to Deer Isle

 

Some video from Deer Isle, the southwest corner overlooking Penobscot Bay. The foghorn was a constant companion, and we grew quite fond of it.