December 2015

Green Elephant

Very often, the answer to “Where should we meet for lunch?” is Green Elephant for me. I like everything about it—the serene atmosphere, the simple, clean interior and most of all, the food. There’s something about the combination of spices, … Continue reading

Sugarloaf Après-Ski Spots

01 The Rack Chase McKendry doesn’t know the exact hours for après-ski at the Rack, the restaurant he co-owns with Jeff Strunk and Seth Wescott. “It goes all night,” he says. “It’s also about the attitude more than it is … Continue reading

Carrabassett Valley and Kingfield

After a two-hour drive from Portland, “Oh My Gosh” corner is a welcome sight. My husband, Nik, and I make the drive every Friday from December to March (or April, depending on the season), but this is our first summer … Continue reading

Capture: Belfast

I took this photograph at my house in Belfast. Living by the water is new to me and I can’t help but be a little blown away by the stunning views that each season presents. I try to keep a … Continue reading

Trail Rising

On a summer day after lunch, we park our station wagon, unload the bikes, and I’m already thinking about the trains. Washington Junction is a rambling rail yard of sheds, lots, and remnant and restored train cars a couple of … Continue reading