These are the official directions to get to the Frankfort Quarry

  You have to be coming from Bangor because that’s really the only way I know how to get there. Find Route 1 and drive until you go around that sharp corner on the left where the scary-ass house is (the one that I am shocked people don’t literally drive into.) Keep going until you smell […]

New Maine publishing company features poetry for kids

This has been the summer of literary fun at my house. My kids have discovered poetry and have been reciting Shell Silverstein and Dr. Seuss at the top of their booming lungs. So, when I heard that BDN blogger, Crystal Sands of Pajamas, Books, and Chickens was self-publishing a children’s book of poetry written by […]

BDN blogger in New York Times bestselling series

What would you do if your toddler said something SO EMBARRASSING and SO TABOO in public that you wish the floor would open up and swallow you whole? Well, that’s exactly what I grapple with in a new hilarious story published in the fifth volume, But Did You Die: Setting the Parenting Bar Low By […]

Everything you thought you knew about Lyme disease is wrong

Spring in Maine means lots of wonderful things like erratic temperatures, snow squalls and crocuses, and mud season. It also means that ticks are coming out to play and they are looking for fresh blood to suck and infect with their nasty buffet of diseases. Of particular concern is Lyme disease, which was the focus […]