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Acadia is a restaurant in Chicago where you can order a tasting menu that is 5, 10, or more courses long. But what’s special about Acadia is you can also sit in the bar area and enjoy one of the best burgers in the city with tasting menu items on the side. 342 more words

Food & Beverages

Cadillac Mountain

Dan and I chose Acadia as our first National Park of the year because after a combined two decades as New York City bartenders, we thought it would be funny, and fitting, to spend one of the biggest drinking holidays watching the sun rise from a mountaintop rather than pouring booze for the green horde. 479 more words


Acadia Day 2, or The Day Dan Left his Phone on Top of a Mountain

Yep. Dan’s finger at the top of the photo marks where we parked, and his other hand shows where he left his phone.

We went up the North Ridge Trail (the red line, one of the more technically challenging hikes I’ve done due to snow and ice) and down the black-and-white road (unplowed paved road, 4.5 miles). 13 more words


You Want Go Hiking Today?

Without me? But I haven’t had my arbitrary allotment of scratches yet. You don’t really need this map, do you?

Our AirB&B kitty likes us.


Acadia, aka Happy St. Patrick's Day

Photo above: Rebecka at Jordan Pond, looking towards North and South Bubble Rocks

Got my corned beef and cabbage out of the way early this past Tuesday, courtesy of my dear friend Steven: 212 more words


The purple storm of March 13, 1853

Recalling a Singular Storm which Startled People 51 Years Ago
Published: September 28, 1884, The New York Times

Correspondent writing from Bass Harbor, Mt. Desert Island, ME… 1,248 more words


Invasion of the US NHS snatchers

NHS Detectives report an unholy marriage is on the cards between Brexit and the Sustainability and Transformation Plans – with their not-so-hidden agenda of turning the NHS into a copy of the US private health insurance system plus a rump Medicare-type service for those unable to afford private health insurance. 697 more words

Sustainability And Transformation Plans