Photo: Port Washington, New York Post Office 11050, by Jimmy Emerson, some rights reserved. Photo shared under the Creative Commons License.
"Don't worry about it," she said to me as I tried to pay for the coffee she poured every last drop of into my travel mug. "That's the last of the coffee I'm going to make." In a few hours, the restaurant, too, would close, and nothing in this strip of Seal Harbor would be open for the rest of the season. . Almost nothing, anyway, because down there at the southern tip of this big, far-off island going to sleep for the winter, the government still kept open the little shop where people could give them a piece of paper to take out into the world to say, "We're still here." . #postoffice #usps #mail #hibernation #post #mountdesertisland #mtdesertisland #mountdesert #mtdesert #me #maine