September in Maine
September 13, 2005

We headed south from Belfast, where we stayed last night after two days of exploring Acadia National Park.
Our first stop was a lovely garden spot, Merryspring Nature Park, mentioned in Off the Beaten Track.  It was very lovely, peaceful, well cared for.
In the Children's Garden there were beanstalks.  This one did not have a nametag.
We couldn't get over the size of this flower.  It may be Datura.  That's D's hand!

This hummingbird spent quite a bit of time on the salvia.
Then we were off to find two Lobster Pounds that we had read about.
Alas, both were closed for the season.
No lobster for me!
We went, instead, to Reid State Park, and we enjoyed a delightful picnic on the hill beside the ocean.
D looks the happiest ever.  Do you suppose it is because there will be no bill at the end of the meal?

The views are marvelous.  Apparently this park can be quite crowded in the summer, but on a Tuesday in September, there were very few people.  Only a few hardy souls were willing to tackle the 58 degree water.

D surprised a chipmunk, who stayed for quite a while posing.

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This has been a spring and summer of getting around.

You can see those pictures:
We're off to Maine for a week of pictures and lobster!  Day 5
The New York State Fair - lots of chickens and other animals.
A search for Rexford Falls and finding the Sherburne Historic District.
Antique Firetrucks in Liverpool.
Balloons at the Spiedie Fest.
A trip to Utica to see Munson-Williams-Proctor Museum and Fountain Elms
We rented a canoe at Nathaniel Cole Park.

A visit to Hanford Mills and the Lumberjack Show
Hancock Shaker Village.
A trip to Pixley Falls and Delta Lake.
We watched them set up the Big Top at the Circus
We went to the Utica Zoo
Then we went to the Syracuse Zoo
Wickwire House in Cortland
A trip to babysit the grandkids
A visit to Boston to see a Red Sox Game
Drive through Edmeston area to see the animals
Ithaca Herbert F. Johnson museum trip
And there are lots of pictures of our trip out west.

Hot adventures
from other summers:

Chittenango Falls
Fort Stanwix

Other interests: 


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Stride of Central New York

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Pink and Purple 
June 6, 2000
July, 2000 


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robin baby
Insects  - moth pictures - polyphemus
Hummingbird Moth
Oxford House
Tree Disaster
In Autumn    Before/After Exterior
July 98
Christmas 98
Liz/George Wedding
Wendy & Sam

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Published 8/25/05
Photos by Leslie or David

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