Monthly Archives: October 2012

last Maine day.

A little road map was provided by my dear travel agent and as Grampa looked over the map he announced, ‘Hmm. She has as circle and an asterisk around Camden. Must be important. We should go there.’ So our first stop for … Continue reading

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we’re coming back to this place.

Point Look Out. Fabulous place. Little cabins sprinkled along the hills. Absolutely wonderful hiking trails. (This means that they were lovely scenic walks with such a wonderful padding of leaves and pine needles. Felt like walking on squishy carpet. Perfect). … Continue reading

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Penobscot/Fort Knox

Completely stellar day. Even better than the day before. Top ten. As you may have surmised, we started the morning by going to the top of that observatory tower featured in picture 4, a mere 420 feet above the Penobscot … Continue reading

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two small things.

Three years ago, almost to date, Gramps, Grama, Wes and I were on our first journey together to North Carolina. I never dreamed we’d be able to take so many fun trips together and build up a wealth of memories; … Continue reading

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portland to acadia.

Ah. What a good day. Little Starbucks for breakfast, some true Maine fish chowder for lunch in Camden, and a true Maine diner up in Ellsworth. Between all that good food was some spectacular sightseeing along Highway 1 with the … Continue reading

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lessons learned.

1. If you need help, ask for it. 2. If someone looks like they need help, they probably do. Help them. I left you in Boston. During a train swap. I feel like I roll with punches. Generally. But maybe … Continue reading

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the wheels on the train.

Wow. Such adventures. So. The last time I was on a train was 1997. Incidentally, this was also a trip with Grama and Grampa. And while I know it was a great trip, I have no memories of any type … Continue reading

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