Jumping Off Places

          This past summer it was Moxie Falls, Maine, in the remote northwest region of the state, a little over an hour south of the Canadian border and west of Moosehead Lake. The trail to the falls was level and well-worn, mostly dirt but with occasional sections covered in pine needles or leaves. The place to jump off was at a swimming hole below the falls, which required a descent ...

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Moose Safari

It was not in my youth that I developed a lasting affection for the moose, and that is not unusual, given that I grew up in southern Illinois where any sighting of a moose would have been a harbinger of the apocalypse. It’s possible that my first taste of moose love began in college when I was introduced to Moosehead Beer, my favorite, but I suspect my deep and durable ...

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