A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Aerial photo hunt

November 21, 2020
Emilie Phillips

Maine Aeronautics sent out an e-mail with an aerial “I Spy”. I took the challenge and tried to get some good aerial photography. The goal was to find and photograph 5 of seven categories a bridge solar panels wind turbines something oval or round a bend, curve, or S-turn in a road or body of […]

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Harris Center art hike

November 14, 2020
Emilie Phillips

The Harris Center has an artist carving creatures along the trails. Tyson read an article about it. Checking out ephemeral carvings that will decay in a few years seemed like a good reason to revisit Skatutakee Mountain and Thumb Mountain. The Harris Center map shows a trail, Cadot trail, that isn’t in open street maps. […]

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Applesauce again this year

November 15, 2020
Emilie Phillips

I didn’t get to applesauce until late this year. So late I was worried the local farm would have sold out of apples. They had very limited selection of grade B bags — a few bags of Cortland, a mix of Macintosh and Macoun, and a bunch of Honey Crisp. The last time I made […]

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Return to the bar

November 8, 2020
Emilie Phillips

Tyson flew the whole family back up to the Thornton gravel bar so we could see the river landing. Tyson was really hoping I could get some good video, but I’m afraid I am out of practice taking video and missed most of the shots. Tyson did one low pass to check the gravel bar […]

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We like sea kayaking in big waves, landing our airplanes off-airport, skiing in the wilderness, and more. Check back next week to hear about our family’s latest adventure.

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