Slow Living in Annisquam: A Winter on Goose Cove

Slow Living in Annisquam Part 1: October – December In the 6 years that we have lived this slow living “Slomad” lifestyle (= slow nomad), we have stayed in some pretty cool places. One of those was Annisquam, where we spent one of our first winters on Cape Ann. To be honest, I wasn’t crazy

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Fall Afternoons at Wingaersheek Beach

Wingaersheek is a beautiful little beach at the end of a long, winding country road in Gloucester, Massachusetts. We actually don’t go over there a whole lot, it feels like such a long drive, but whenever we do, we love it! And it’s a pretty drive – the road goes past small farms, cute New

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Piping Plovers at Good Harbor Beach

I’m posting this on World Migratory Bird Day, and National Endangered Species Day is less than a week away, so I thought it would be a perfect time to shine the light on one of my favorite birds: The Piping Plovers. I look forward to their arrival every spring, and it might be the same

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Morning Meditation

Morning meditation by the ocean. Do you meditate? I tried it so many times and so many ways I lost count – standing up, lying down, sitting, walking, eyes closed, eyes open, guided, self-directed, morning meditation, evening meditations – you name it. But for one reason or another, none of the methods worked for me

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The Soothing Power of Water

Water… life, movement, freedom. It has always intrigued and inspired me. The constant flow, the changing shapes and patterns, the fleeting quality of everything you see. Water has so many personalities and is never the same. That perfect wave you saw yesterday is long gone and is never coming back. That circle of reflected light

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