Tag Archives: mount desert island

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 […]