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Getting to Monhegan

Once you’ve fallen in love with the idea of seeing Monhegan Island for yourself, you have to figure out how to get there.  And, as you might expect, it’s easier to get there during tourist season (May to Columbus Day in October) than it is off-season.  841 more words

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Five places to see: Monhegan Island, Maine

It’s no wonder artists and writers hole up in Monhegan.  The entire island could fittingly be called “land that time forgot.”  Weathered gray shingled houses, grass growing through piles of lobster traps, dirt paths proud to be left alone — it all adds up to the lure of a scene you can’t make up nor one that you can quickly forget.  1,450 more words

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Out of this world: Monhegan Island, Maine

Much of Maine could be said to be out of this world — the raw beauty of its rocky coastline, old-style clapboard homes dotting the landscape, and the quiet that falls over the state after Columbus Day when residents hunker down for long, cold winters.  274 more words

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JUST FOR FUN: The story of Eleven Years, Two Countries, One Hat!

In 2006, an American archaeologist working in Jamaica brought her parents along for a visit. One highlight was a trip to the Trelawny Yam Festival in Albert Town. 403 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Weathered -- The Charm of Monhegan

Weathered is what draws you into Monhegan.  Oh, sure, you want to get away.  To see the island where artists find retreat.  To stroll the pathways to the lighthouse or the rock beach.  75 more words

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Boats off Smutty Nose

Boats off Smutty Nose, 6″ x 8″, oil on board

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Surf at Squeaker Cove

Surf at Squeaker Cove, 6″ x 8″ oil on linen

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