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Baa Haa-baa

In August, I flew home to Maine for a mini summer vacation with my parents. Last summer, we went to Boothbay Harbor, and this summer we went to Bar Harbor, or Bah Habah if you’re a true Mainer. Bar Harbor is a popular tourist destination in the summertime; it’s on the east side of Mount Desert Island, the largest island off the coast of Maine, and it’s home to Acadia National Park – the park is 47,000 acres!

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I like my yoga extra sweaty

Normally, I despise sweating. My Northern blood just can’t handle it*. Plus, I’m not a pretty sweat-er. I don’t “shine” or “glisten” – I “pour” and “drip” and become extremely red-faced. So it might be surprising (it was to me) that my new favorite exercise/obsession is bikram yoga, aka HOT yoga. Why the nickname? Because the room in which you practice is heated to 105 degrees. It’s hot, humid and smells like feet. Appealing, right? Continue reading

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