Month: April 2016


And yet another lighthouse and fort + tasty eats and hiking

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Well Amber and I have less than two weeks left of our house sitting gig here in mid-coast Maine. We have had a great time here during our wintertime stay and we did almost every activity available to us during the off-season. The last few weeks have been especially busy as we have been trying to visit all the places we had identified during the winter as things we would want to see in the ever elusive spring. One of our spring weather outings took us to the Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse and Fort Preble in Southern Portland. As you know, I never get tired of exploring old coastal forts or a good lighthouse. In addition, since we have become somewhat versed in the local attractions, we have had several opportunities to show visitors some of the area’s best.  Spring Point Ledge LighthouseFort Preble and the waterWalking on an old for wall

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Maine Maple Sunday

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In Maine, the fourth Sunday of March is “Maple Sunday”.  Sugar houses all over the state open their doors to let anyone who wants to come in and smell the syrup! Amber smelling authentic Maine maple syrup as its being madeSince Maple Sunday happened to fall on Easter this year, Rice Farms in Walpole offered an event on Saturday as well.  We were able to double our experience by attending events there on Saturday and at Goranson Farm in Dresden on Sunday. Continue reading →