August 2011

Saquish Beach Garden

Looks like someone has some nice fresh tomatoes growing at the beach. I wonder if the salt water air makes them grow bigger or taste better? I’m not…

Saquish Beach Flower

Hopefully, there are still some flowers out at Saquish and they weren’t all pounded on by the torential rain from hurricane tropical storm Irene. We are still feeling some…

Saquish Beach Clams

Well, I’m writing this post a couple days early as I plan on heading to my parent’s house to wait out hurricane Irene. It should have hit us…

Bradford Garden: Pear

Not a flower today but a pretty nice looking pear.

Bradford Garden: Hot Pink Flowers

Such vibrant colors on these flowers!

Bradford Garden: Purple Flowers

Some more flowers from the Bradford garden. Sorry, haven’t had time to write anything in the blog posts this week. Just enjoy the photos 🙂

Bradford Garden: Pink Flowers

Here are some pretty pink flowers from the garden at the Bradford house.

Bradford House

I haven’t been out taking photos lately so I had to look back in my files for some images for this week. This shot is of Major John…

Kayaking Home

We were lucky to have the tide high enough that we could make it up one of the creeks to get closer to the cottage and only have…

Charlotte? No, Shallop!

There’s a joke in that title somewhere. Actually, the joke was on me. I thought i was told this boat was called The Charlotte, but I can’t find…

Clark’s Island: Pulpit Rock

Once we arrived at Clark’s Island we took a walk through the woods and came out to this big rock. That’s Uncle John in front of the rock. Situated…

Clark’s Island

Forgot to write a post last night for this image. Now I’m sitting on the train heading to work. I planned on looking up some info on Clark’s…

Kakaying to Clark’s Island

I drove out to Saquish this past weekend and had a nice quiet day with my Mom and my aunt. A couple weeks ago I had gone out…

Maine: Pond Flowers

Here are a few of the very pretty flowers in the pond (see yesterday’s photo). I think the frog in the bottom photo was also admiring the petals…

Maine: Kayaking

My brother, Jack and I took the kayaks out for a very leisurely stroll around the pond. In the bottom photo is the brook in front of Jack…

Maine: Frogs

There sure is a lot of wildlife in Maine. My brother is right on a brook that leads into a pond so there are lots of frogs hanging…

Maine: Baby Birds

A good part of our day was spent checking in on these three babies to see how they were doing and if they were going to fly the…

Maine: Hike

The family went up to my brother and sister-in-law’s place in Maine for a few days this past week. There were 9 of us all together. We were…

It’s All In The Details Part 2: Open Flower

Not sure if this flower was an early bloomer but I liked how it was the only one in full bloom with the other buds getting ready to…

It’s All In The Details Part 2: Closed Flower

I liked how there was just a sliver of pink peeking out from all this green.

It’s All In The Details Pt 2: Zen Meditation

We leave for Maine today. Just left the kitten at the vet’s for boarding while I’m away. Feeling a bit guilty about her being cooped up but I’m…

It’s All In The Details Part 2: Needles

I can’t think of anything to say other than the green caught my attention and I like the look of the needles.

It’s All In The Details Pt 2: Fly By

Wow, I can’t believe it’s August! The summer is flying by and I’m not ready for it to be over so quickly. I was lucky enough to have…