Earth & Sky, Land & Sea

Every trip I take home is a race against time. The desire to visit every old haunt is tempered only by the hours available. In a day. In a week. I want to fit it all in, see everyone, go everywhere.Steps taken thousands of times before, retraced with reverence and nostalgia. From the mundane to the meaningful. Remembering what happened here, what was said there. Buildings, photographed first by a teenager just learning the ropes of photography… a college student home for the weekend… and now, as an adult, seeing those same structures from an entirely new angle. Completely different. Exactly the same. Always something new waiting to be discovered.

From cobblestone street to harbor and back to the mountains. Earth and sky. Land and sea. The place where my former selves once roamed, and where I continue to feel most in tune with who I am. So much has changed, and yet it’s all the same… and will continue to remain long after I am gone. The opportunity to actually be able to spend a considerable amount of time back home is a rare one, and one that is taken full advantage of when it arises. Coffee at my favorite diner, watching the ferries come and go in Casco Bay, gazing at the White Mountains on the clearest of winter days. Things I’ve done year after year that never lose their luster, steps taken thousands of times before…

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So wonderful seeing some Portland, ME love on this blog! Portland is very dear to my heart… I’ve spent most of my life in Maine, and I really loved seeing Portland through someone else’s camera lens. Thank you for sharing!

Reai

So glad to see Portland, MAINE on here! Spending the holidays in Portland right now and love being apart of such a beautiful, artsy, and quaint community.

Beautiful article! TFS!

Gorgeous images! Time goes way too fast exactly when you don’t want it to. This post hit my New England heart hard.

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Alexandra
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Such gorgeous photos! That would be such a wonderful place to come home to. It is so weird how memories can echo throughout your head. I remember my childhood the most in the fall, I’m not sure why. Perhaps it was a back to school thing. Thank you for sharing your beautiful words and images!

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Photographs are all beautiful.
I feel good and cozy!
Oneday, I want to go to Portland also.

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I can relate to this oh so much. Depending on the time of year, I live from 4000-5000 miles away from my hometown, so visits home always feel so rushed because I want to do it all. I’m trying to learn that it’s okay to slow down.
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wow the pictures are perfect !
Happy New Year !
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beautiful photos from one of my favorite cities ever!! love the one of the buddha…

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