Borders remaining stiff, we badly needed an escape and took a few days to revisit our favorite Maine spot. Fall had turned early summer, or rather late spring. But the forests were as lush, the sea everchanging and wildlife was delightfully abundant.

Here is a brief kaleidoscope of the creatures and plants that made us smile or sigh sometimes, including a family of foxes right by the shoreline.


Short-tailed weasel




Bald eagle