Category Archive: Maine

This Is What Draws Me to Maine

Time after time when my husband and I decide where we are going to vacation we choose the coast of Maine. There is something so raw about the coastline. Unlike Cape Cod which… Continue reading

Lake Kezar, Lovell Maine (Part Two)

A Day on Lake Kezar Maine (Part One)

It’s been a very busy summer and I really haven’t had time to blog on a regular basis. Work, play and life in general have gotten in the way. But I haven’t forgotten… Continue reading

Maine Character

One thing I have noticed in Maine is there are some really interesting places and homes. This particular house and barn are an antique shop in Denmark Maine. All the items on display… Continue reading

Fryeburg Maine

All the reasons why I love Maine!

A Drive Along The Coast of Maine

Hubby and I several weeks ago visited Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It was our first time visiting the city and were we ever pleasantly surprised. I will post more about that another time. When… Continue reading

Kittery Point, Maine

Driving from Portsmouth NH we crossed a bridge and were not aware when we crossed into Maine. The road was windy and we meandered North along the coast for a short drive. Suddenly… Continue reading

138/365 Almost time for the local Fair to come to Town

119/365 A Quiet Moment on Old Orchard Beach Maine

118/365 Boardwalk, Old Orchard Beach, Maine

110/365 Portland Maine

50/365 On a Back Road in Maine

This beautiful farm is located on a backroad in Maine. I remember taking the photo but I don’t think I would ever be able to find this place again. I’m not exactly sure… Continue reading

4/365 A Winter Sky in Maine

A winter sky in Maine. Denmark ME

A Day of Paddle Boarding

  While driving home from Maine my husband and I came across this sight. Two people were paddle boarding across this pristine lake towards the magnificent foliage. On the other side nestled amongst the… Continue reading

A Vibrant Path

   On Cape Cod we have an over abundance of Oak Trees and Scrub Pine. While the oak can provide some vibrant yellow leaves it is the Maples that produce the beautiful red… Continue reading

The Beauty of a New England Fall Day

I know that the beauty of fall can be seen in other parts of the country as well. Unfortunately I haven’t had a recent opportunity to go visit any other areas except those… Continue reading

A little snow can go a long way!

I know this winter has been remarkably tough here in the Northeast. We have gotten more snow than we have in an incredibly long time! But when the snow is freshly fallen as… Continue reading

Bridgton, Denmark and Naples Maine in Winter

Over New Years hubby and I went to Maine with our daughter Allison, our grandchildren and Allison’s friend Lauren. One of the things I love about Maine is I can totally decompress and… Continue reading

Emma Tries Blueberry Picking

While in Maine this past week my daughter, granddaughter and I went blueberry picking. This was my first time ever having gone. Emma on the other hand is an old pro! While there… Continue reading

Blueberry Picking in Maine

My daughter, granddaughter and I went blueberry picking while in Maine. This is something I have never done before. I think after two hours I was lucky if I had a pint of… Continue reading

The Last Vestiges of Mommy and Emma Time.

I am in Maine this week with my daughter Allison and granddaughter Emma. Just some girl time. The girls are taking advantage of some of their last Mommy and me time before baby… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = QUAINT

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

There is a Paris in Maine

Who knew that Paris was in Maine? And within Paris set up on the hill is what else but Paris Hill. It is a beautiful Town with a green right in the center… Continue reading

Maine Grist Mill

One of the things I love about many locations in New England is the historic buildings and landmarks. Some are not even identified. You will be driving down some side road out in… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = OUTSTANDING

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

We Headed North to the Snow!

While most people I know are trying to get away from the snow at this time of year, Hubby and I have deliberately gone to it. We have been vacationing for the past… Continue reading

Portland Maine

Portland Maine. Purchase here… A three hour drive north of Boston and into Maine one of the larger cities is Portland. Hubby and I visited here last fall for the first time. What… Continue reading

Rowboats at the Ready

At any harbor in New England there is always a group of rowboats ready to take waiting fishermen or lobstermen to their vessels.

Bridge to a View

Hemlock Wooden Covered Bridge, Fryeburg Maine. Purchase print here… I am always amazed at the level of construction that goes into a wooden covered bridge. They are a piece of art to behold.… Continue reading

The Advantages of Snowshoeing

There are advantages to snowshoeing. Not only is it an incredible work out it takes you to places you would otherwise not likely see in the midst of winter. There is such beauty… Continue reading

A Haunting Ruin in Portland Maine

I love old buildings. They just have such history and tell a complete story. These remnants of a building are near the Portland Head Lighthouse in Portland Maine. There was an active fort… Continue reading

Love the Coast of Maine

Hubby and I travel quite a bit to Maine. The coast of Maine can not be equaled. Generally it is very rocky. Just outside of Portland is the Portland Head Lighthouse and around… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = ZOO

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

Fryeburg Maine a Winter Wonderland

It’s so hard to describe this scene as it unfolded. We were driving down a side road and as we came around a bend, then crossed a river, slowly the mountains rose on… Continue reading

Fryeburg County Fair, Maine

Print available for purchase on ETSY here… There is one thing that I thoroughly enjoy going to and that is a good, old County fair. Unfortunately many of them have become very commercialized.… Continue reading

Bridgton Maine

Print available for purchase on ETSY… Sometimes you visit a location and it just transports you back to a different time. Bridgton Maine is one of those locations. About three hours north of… Continue reading

A Light Snow Drifts Slowly Down

A light snow slowly drifts down to blanket a river in white. A beautiful and perfect winter day in Maine.

A Rainbow of Fall Colors in New England

I just can’t post enough photos of New England in the fall. It is an absolutely mesmerizing time! The colors: vibrant red, bright orange, lemon yellow, russet brown, and of course green so,… Continue reading

A Historic Wooden Covered Bridge

In Denmark Maine there is an incredibly beautiful historic wooden bridge. An absolutely perfect autumnal setting! Perfect place to visit.

A New England Kind of Fall

There is nothing as colorful or beautiful as New England in the fall. The vibrant colors are as if you are looking at a magnificent oil painting. Fiery reds, brilliant oranges and luminescent… Continue reading

Final Memories of Summer

The final days of summer! IF YOU LIKE THIS… THEN YOU’LL LOVE THIS…

A Day at the Beach Just Me and a Million of my Closest Friends

AND THIS IS WHY WE HAVE A SWIMMING POOL!

Who Knew?

Elvis is alive & well and living in Maine!

I’m Ready for Fall

Two weeks ago if you had said to me fall is coming I would have screamed “No, no, no!” But the weather has slowly been cooling since that time and there is just… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = WEATHERED

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Maineacs

Silent, soft and slow descends the Snow

And in the woods there stood two lonely desolate cabins blanketed in a layer of fresh fallen snow! The pines cast deep shadows across the vast white expanse of field. In the distance… Continue reading

Climbing

While in Maine a number of weekends ago my daughter took my hubby, our son and me hiking/climbing up this huge rock.  In one of the pictures you can tell how far up… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = JAZZY

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE OF THE… Continue reading

Bridgton’s Wooden Covered Bridge

While my daughter and I were driving around Bridgton Maine we spotted this beautiful wooden covered bridge off in the distance. We pulled down a side street and parked the car. This little… Continue reading