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Why do yoga?

Why do yoga?

I do yoga because I feel better afterwards, every time. No matter how sore I am, or how sad I am, or how irritated, I always feel better after practicing yoga. I started a home practice of yoga when I quit smoking. The breathing exercises, along with the meditative...
Experience Maine’s Klondike Mountain

Experience Maine’s Klondike Mountain

Thanks to the Downeast Coastal Conservancy and Cobscook Community High School students, Washington County has a fabulous new hiking trail. Klondike Mountain Trail opened to the public on May 30, 2014. The preview of the view from the summit was enough to entice me to...
Indian Point – A Family Friendly Hike

Indian Point – A Family Friendly Hike

The next time you’re in Ellsworth running your Saturday errands, consider taking a break from the madness with a walk at Indian Point. Indian Point Preserve, located in Ellsworth, features a mile round-trip walk that meanders through the woods and over bog bridges...
Hiking the Hollingsworth Trail

Hiking the Hollingsworth Trail

This weekend Mom and I went for a hike on the Hollingsworth Trail. What’s cool about this trail is that it’s local – just eight miles from the center of Milbridge. Before you start on the trail you’ll want to pack water and a snack or lunch. There are great spots...
Pigeon Hill

Pigeon Hill

Humans need nature. This shouldn’t come as any startling revelation, but still time spent outdoors decreases every year. Many of us are so wrapped up in our computers, TVs, video games and other devices that we’ve forgotten this. But our bodies remember, and they...