So if you haven’t guessed from the title, I happen to be in Maine currently. To be specific, I am in Harrison, Maine, in Snowbird Lodge, the delightfully secluded and wonderfully beautiful home and lodge of the equally delightful David Thorpe, a local Mainer who happens to produce amazing art and delicious apple muffins (he made muffins for us yesterday… what a host!). Even better still, the place is filled with his art, all photography. And there is internet access, which is why I am currently blogging as I sit in front of a warm hearth and stare out the large spacious windows into the currently blanketed forest.
There are many wonderful people here with me… well actually there are only 7 of us, because most people were apparently too busy for spiritual renewal of the sort that Harrison Maine is in a position to offer. I can tell you that there is an abundance of forest and wild turkeys, as well as an abundance of herbal teas in the kitchen to enjoy. There is a dog here as well–Corey, who came with Dan Schriever–and he is a joy to play with. After I finish this post I fully intend to go snowshoeing with the dog. Delightful.
My main(e) point, I suppose, in writing this is to say that it is good for the soul to get away…that escaping to Maine is a wonderful idea. I fully recommend it to anyone, and if anyone takes my advice, I would only ask that you allow me to come with you when you do.
3 thoughts on “Mainey Maine.”
I’m jealous…wish I could have gone. You stay safe on them mountains, you hear me?
thanks matty. It is great, btw. you should totally be here. it rocks.
tell you more tomorrow.
Maine must be a “thin place.” The week I spent in Maine in August of 2006 was one of the best weeks of my life. And it brings out the non-Presbyterian in us. I preached at a wedding with two brides, you sat in a sweat lodge. Maine is good for the soul.