Sometimes words cannot capture the full experience, sometimes pictures and video tell the tale in ways unwritten. Here's the video I made about my recent trip to the woods of Maine. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OS3x553OSLY
Yeah Desert sky Dream beneath a desert sky The rivers run but soon run dry We need new dreams tonight Desert rose Dreamed I saw a desert rose Dress torn in ribbons and in bows Like a siren she calls to me Sleep comes like a drug In God's Country Sad eyes, crooked crosses In [...]
It was 1989 My thoughts were short my hair was long Caught somewhere between a boy and man She was seventeen And she was far from in-between It was summertime in Northern Michigan Splashing through the sand bar Talking by the campfire It's the simple things in life, like when and where We didn't have [...]
Would you call -7 degrees cold? I call it Maine. I can drive from Bangor Maine in the middle of the state to Madawaska up north and it will drop as much as 20 degrees, or drive south to New Hampshire and it will rise 20. Maine is in a perfect position geographically to face [...]
To those of you that have been following me, and those of you who just started, (Welcome aboard Andy!) I say thank you for coming along on my adventures! My last post I wrote of my camping trip in the KI-Jo Mary Multiple Use Forest here in Maine, and posted many photographs of the trip. [...]
Camping in Maine is a vacation of a lifetime for those willing to take the steps necessary to support themselves in the wild. I'm not talking about a "Campground" with 4 way hookups for your trailer or a pool for the kids. I'm talking about at best a primitive campsite deep in the woods with [...]
It's late September and that means winter is not far away here in Maine. I'm on a 1700 foot ridge next to Jo Mary mountain and it was 31 degrees when I crawled out of my tent! But what a view! Maine, the way life should be!
It’s 4pm and I’m set up at my campsite in an area of Maine called the KI Jo-Mary Multiple Use Forest. This is a large section of private land in northern Maine that allows anyone to camp, hike or hunt (during season) for a small use fee. There are dozens of campsites set up with [...]