Meadow Rue Merrill

Meadow Rue Merrill

Meadow Rue Merrill is a Down East contributing editor.

Emerald Oasis

Waterfalls, ponds, and a playful collection of statues turn a Cumberland backyard into an enchanting hidden retreat.

The Dock House

Once a liquor-smugglers’ den, one of Freeport’s oldest buildings is now a stunning harborside home.

A Day in Owls Head

A peninsula on a peninsula, Owls Head is often overlooked. But with a little planning, it’s the perfect daylong excursion.