Linda Buckmaster has lived within a block of the Atlantic most of her life, growing up in “Space Coast” Florida during the Fifties and Sixties and being part of the back-to-the-land movement in Midcoast Maine in the Seventies.
We might call this a peach of a spot. This is at Herring Cove Provincial Park on Campobello Island across the International Bridge from Lubec, Maine. I was having a little breakfast writing time before I went to the workshop at the annual Iota Conference http://iotaconference.com/. The view is looking out over Grand Manan Sound with that island in the background fog.
It’s 1962, one year after Alan B. Shepherd became the first American in outer space. This year, John Glenn orbits the earth three times; the first communications satellite, Telstar, is launched; and sea turtles once again come ashore as they have for millennia to lay their eggs on wild Florida beaches just miles from Cape Canaveral. [Read More…] about Space Heart