The author, Celeste Orr, signs copies of her book, “Togetherness Redefined.” PHOTO COURTESY OF CELESTE ORR PHOTO COURTESY OF CELESTE ORR MOUNT DESERT — Family togetherness has become a buzz word since coronavirus and quarantine first entered our vocabulary almost a year ago, but it was a way of life for traveler and author Celeste Orr and her family long before then. In the summer of 2013, the Orrs bought their first RV and decided to travel full-time as a way to spend more time together as a family. Having always been a writer in her spare time, Orr started blogging about the family’s travels, but as she met so many other families with a passion for building deep relationships with their kids, she decided there was a bigger story to tell – one about family togetherness. She created an online platform for parents called Togetherness Redefined and started sharing weekly togetherness tips, a body of work that turned into her first book and continues to serve parents all over the world. The family first came to Mount Desert Island in the summer of 2015 in response to a job advertisement for summer employment at Mount Desert Campground. They quickly fell in love with Acadia National Park and the people they met while camping on the island. Five years later, they had visited 49 out of 50 U.S. states, spent five out of six summers on MDI and knew this was where they wanted to settle down. In the […]