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The Leaves are Changing in the Northeast



We have been gone...did you miss me?
We went to Maine!
We were visiting my brother and his wife, who have moved to Maine!
It was dream of theirs for years and life happened...so they did it!
They purchased a 120 year old farmhouse, for the price of a small truck...and it is all theirs! It is lovely and a bit quirky (but of course it is, it is 120!).
It needs paint...but it is all fixed with new wiring and roof. It is lovely. Lucky people! Course, it took them a bit over a year to find it and quite an adventure!
We got to Maine in time to watch leaves turn and feel the temps start to drop....brrr..
Being that we are from Southern California...a dessert, we were cold and after our visit made a beeline to LLBean outlet in Bangor to buy flannel shirts and wool socks. We had a good time there I tell ya!
But what else did we do?
We stayed with my brother and sister-in-law for four days...they treated us to Lobster freshly cooked in their kitchen...a trip to Moosehead Lake...and other fine day trips like to Dover-Foxcroft...
Then, we went on our own to Bangor for two days and then on to Portland for three days.
Can I say...I am actually tired of lobster?? Yeah, never thought that could happen!
So, now I will just put some pix in for ya.
And those of you who know me, well yes, I did make it to quilt shops along the way! Best one was in Bangor...and they were wonderful.

 We had lobster...lots of lobster....yummmy. This is lobster stew out at DiMillos in Portland....
 Yup, me enjoying said stew....
 Picture outside the hotel....
 My guy, Hubby, feeling full after a delicious lobster roll....
 The Portland lighthouse...
 I lusted after this house near the lighthouse....






 Hubby, finally found leaves to photograph...so many times he was driving and they were all along the freeway.
 L.L.Bean in Freeport.... it is positively huge!
Hard to go and not buy anything because your suitcase is full....
So, now we are home...tired, jet-lagged and sore, but glad to be home...
Take care...
Nancy

Comments

Jeanie said…
It sounds like a wonderful trip (what's not to love about LL Bean and Lighthouses?) And that lobster stew looks to die for, especially on a damp day like today!

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