Tag Archive: maine

Where I May See Beauty Others Cringe

I realize that while I may love, love, love the snow and cold others may cringe. As a child I grew up in Canada where in the winter we would be buried in… Continue reading

Christmas Ornaments

Each time we travel I make a habit of picking up one or two ornaments as a memento of where we have been. When I get home I tuck them aside to add… Continue reading

Autumn Views

Fall views in and around Acadia National Forest in Mt Desert Island, Maine.

Maine Get Away

I am one of those people who loves snow. If it’s winter then I want to be buried in it. The more the merrier. I love the beauty of it. At the same… Continue reading

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

Rangeley Lake in Maine

A weeks escape in Rangeley Lake, Maine.

The Christmas House

Whenever I see this house in Fryeburg Maine it reminds me of Christmas. Always looks like such a happy place. I of course am drawn to the color combination of red with green… Continue reading

Old Orchard Beach Maine

Summer will come once again and the oceanside amusement park at Old Orchard Beach in Maine will reopen.

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

Bryce Enjoying the Snow

Our grandson Bryce enjoying a snowstorm in Maine. But in all his excitement he starts to lose his hat. No worries, Dad to the rescue.  

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

176/365 You’d Think It Was Paris But…

It’s Portland Maine

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

131/365 Retro Collector

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

42/365 Fall Seems So Long Ago

Here we are the beginning of February and this photo I took last October in Maine seems so long ago!

28/365 Buoys!

Someone likes Buoys! This was taken on Mt. Desert Island Maine.

4/365 A Winter Sky in Maine

A winter sky in Maine. Denmark ME

A Very Busy Year

I don’t know about the rest of you but I have found 2015 to be an exceedingly busy year and contributed to my not being able to blog on a regular basis. It… Continue reading

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 Saco River in Fryeburg Maine

A view of the Saco River in Fryeburg Maine and the current of the water was barely moving. It too was savoring the beauty of the colorful autumn foliage as it slowly flowed… 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

Beauty in the Snow and Fog

I took each of these photos from my car as hubby and I were driving home from Maine. We had just had a snowfall that morning with about four inches of snow on… 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

I’m Back After a Little Convalescing

Paris Maine last February Well it’s been just about three weeks from my last post. During that time I had a viral infection for 10 days of which I ran a temp of… 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

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

Classic Maine Architecture

This is a classic example of some of the beautiful old homes and buildings you will find in Maine. I can’t remember exactly which harbor I took this in but it was on… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = JADED

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

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

The Beauty of a Fresh Fallen Snow

I grew up in Canada. And when I say I am one of those people that loves the snow, that is an understatement. There is so much to do in winter. So many… 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 Fair Amusement Park Maine

Last October my hubby, some family, and friends all took a trip to Maine. Of course it was while the Fryeburg Fair was on. I have mentioned this event previously. It is the… Continue reading