Posts Tagged 'Maine'

Maine Open Lighthouse Day – September 17, 2011

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What is it about lighthouses that make them so fascinating?

Personally, I really admire the craftsmanship and sheer guts needed to build these structures.18th & 19th century masons built these Lights in remote locations, sometimes on a cliff or a spit of rock in the middle of the ocean, surrounded by deadly rock, tide and wild. It’s amazing they were able to persevere.

Although these men were paid for their work, these lighthouses weren’t built for profit. These builders risked their ...

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Fisherman’s Festival – 2011

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When I was a kid . . . (Cue gentle snoring).

Ahem. When I was a kid, we used to go visit my Great-Grandmother in Groton, VT for the annual Fall Festival. At the time I thought it was pretty hokey. They would have a parade, with the town’s single fire engine, kids with decorated bikes and ...

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Winter in Boothbay Harbor + New Restaurant Review

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Well . . . Here it is, the end of January already.

Winter at the Welch House Inn

You’re probably wondering what we do for fun during the winter. To be honest, it is pretty sleepy here from Christmas to Easter, but we manage to amuse ourselves.

We go out to friend’s houses alot ...

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A Maine Winter, 2010

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While Mother Earth and her sadist lover, Winter, beat up the remainder of the East Coast, I’m happy to say that so far the Winter in Boothbay Harbor has been almost enjoyable.

How often does DC have to negociate daily life through a meter of snow, and in Boothbay Harbor the sun is shining and it’s a balmy 48 degrees. This, however, is not a case of schadenfreude. Other people should shovel snow once in a while, too.

So why come to ...

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Antiques in the Garden

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The Maine Antiques Dealers Association in partnership with the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens presents Antiques in the Garden on Friday, July 10th and Saturday, July 11th from 10am to 5pm at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

Attend the Gala Preview Party on Thursday, July 9th from 5pm to 8pm.

Click Here for directions.

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