The Drama of Fog

The Drama of Fog

Fog.  We woke up to a white world, socked in; we could see nothing.  Occasionally a yellow hint to the light gave evidence that the sun was trying to burn through.   When it finally had the upper hand, the drama of the fog’s last try was breathtaking.  The time difference between this first photo and the last is 4 minutes; its all done in a flash.

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Fall Foliage

Fall Foliage

This beautiful September weather we are having portends great Fall color next month.  To the north of here it has already started and is gradually moving down the state.  It should arrive here in earnest by the second week of October and basically last all month barring a ferocious wind storm.  These photos are from October 20 last year. We still have open at Seanook four nights coming up this season, October 20 – 23, 2013.  The best restaurants will be open.  Ports of Italy will serve through November 3.  That time of year you will be able to drive right onto the dock to park for McSeagull’s.  The pace is a bit slower and the attention a little...

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September

September

September is our favorite month!  Of course, we say that about every month, but September, regardless, ranks right at the top.  The air is crisp, clear and cool which makes the  colors vibrant and the water sparkle.  It is not too cool to still enjoy summer activities, and around here there are fewer people to deal with when you are doing so.   Although the fish hawks and hermit thrush have already left, other wildlife seem to be more in evidence.  I saw turkeys yesterday, a deer, an eagle, a loon, and a flock of mergansers. Besides that, the tide was high enough for two lobster boats to chug right close by Seanook and into our cove to leave or pick up traps at the shore. This is Maine the way it should be!...

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