Bob and Helen say their aching bones are slowing them down and their memories are becoming gradually harder to retain, but they appear indefatigable. There is water to fetch daily from the well, boats to fix, barn boards to replace, lobster traps to haul, summer homes to check on and the mail run to keep on schedule. Many of these tasks make an important contribution to their income, and are essential to the two-month summer community – that swells the island population from two people to 40.
From Issue 5: Penobscot / And Then There Where Two / story by @cecilypingree photo by @sashaborzoi
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