All posts by Jenna Beaulieu

Jenna Beaulieu

About Jenna Beaulieu

Jenna is a writer and fine art photographer who recently moved from the Saint John Valley region to Bar Harbor on Mount Desert Island. She’s a fan of excellent music, homemade gravy, and colored pencils (also, short books and long books, good pens, flannel, and when the June bugs don’t really come out much that year). For more about Jenna and her work, visit her website at www.jennabeaulieu.com

This too shall pass?

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I say to myself “This too shall pass” as a means of mentally surviving life’s battles. It doesn’t always provide ultimate comfort, but it helps. The flip-side of this philosophy, that wonderful things/people/places/experiences are also temporary, is unsettling my summer. I find myself melancholy in the middle of a great experience, through understanding fully its […]

Seasonal workers start showing exhaustion

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A murder of crows are camping at the end of the driveway. I search the ditches for trash or a carcass, but I can’t find what they’re after. Falcons drift over the roadway, and the Island Explorer buses carry more bicycles than I thought. Couples nap under trees in Agamont Park, while toddlers shriek at […]