Category: 2000s

Appreciating syzygy


By Tom Schaefer Whether my bark went down at sea Whether she met with gales Whether to isles enchanted She bent her docile sails By what mystic mooring She is held today This is the errand of the eye Out upon the Bay. — Emily Dickinson | Read more.

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“A beautiful and special place”

“I learned more in one hour than in one month of school.” “I can’t say enough good things about every aspect of your program — you care, you listen, you are flexible, knowledgeable, and still run a tight ship.” “I had a wonderful time — the island is beautiful and a very special place. I … | Read more.

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Sustaining the legacy of Hog Island

By Seth Benz and Tina Mattingly The Hog Island Audubon Camp will be 70 years old in 2006. There is much in its illustrious past to celebrate, including scores of folks that have contributed mightily to its success.  The challenge now is to create a sustainable future. “Be careful what you dream, for dreams oft times … | Read more.

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Memorable days of childhood

By Melissa Parsze I attended the Audubon Youth Camp on Hog Island thirteen years ago, when I was just 10 years old. I actually won a scholarship to attend through an essay contest in the Audubon newspaper we received in my fourth grade class. I have never forgotten the experience I had while on Hog … | Read more.

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A choice determined long ago


By David Klinger To employ the vehicle of planned giving to benefit a special place in Maine was a decision in which I had no choice and precious little say — because my gift was determined long before I arrived on the scene. My gift was determined one summer day in 1908 when Mabel Loomis … | Read more.

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