Nurturing Growth From Within

Simply MaineTM

Exploring and showcasing the natural and simplistic beauty from the Maine Coast to the Maine Woods

Experience the benefits of a nature retreat, take part in a captivating presentation, or simply discover the beauty of Maine from the comfort of your own home inside the pages of a book! Lee Szelog’s Simply Maine™ offers something for everyone! Explore the options below to learn more.

Nature Nurtures:As a lifelong student of nature, Lee guides participants to experience the life-altering benefits nature provides in an unforgettable nature retreat. Lee shares how nature has propelled her life’s productivity, success, capacity, and contentment, while helping others discover the empowering yet humbling resources nature delivers. Learn more


Simply Maine: From living in a lighthouse on the Maine coast to a log cabin in the Maine woods, Lee and Thomas Szelog have documented life, both human and wild, in and around their quintessential Maine homes. They share extraordinary photographs and stories of Maine’s lighthouses, nature, and wildlife; giving audiences a unique perspective into Maine’s remarkable beauty. Learn more


Simply Maine Notecards: Experience the breathtaking beauty of Maine while taking a moment to embrace moments of tranquility and reflection with Simply Maine™ Notecards featuring captivating photography and inspiring quotes by Lee Szelog. Notecards can be ordered individually, or they make a memorable attendee gift to complement any of Lee’s speaking events. Learn more


Our Point of View, Fourteen Years at a Maine Lighthouse: Published by Down East Books, this charming book chronicles the 14 years Lee & Tom resided at Marshall Point Lighthouse in Port Clyde, Maine. Ideal for anyone who imagines living in a century-old lightkeeper’s house on the coast of Maine, this book allows readers an inside look through stories, original photographs, journal entries, and more. Description/Buy Now

By a Maine River, A Year of Looking Closely: Published by Down East Books, this year-long photographic journey reflects on discovering the soul and spirit of nature in the Szelog’s woodland backyard in Whitefield, Maine. This book reinforces the importance of protecting our environment by providing a glimpse into the natural beauty that is often overlooked, yet found throughout our landscape. Description/Buy Now