Tag Archives: Maine

A New England Wedding

On Saturday we attended the wedding of my wife’s nephew. The wedding was held at Butternut Farm Golf Course near Stow in Massachusetts . But of course we had to get there first. So at 04:45 on Thursday morning we … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

The weather was good with temperatures in the low 50’s °F – its often much colder at this time of year. There were going to be 13 of us for Thanksgiving Dinner and as we wanted enough left overs to … Continue reading

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This wasn’t here this time yesterday morning

Most of this fell overnight, and its actually starting to thaw a little now. #maine   #snow   View this post on Google+

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A Thanksgiving Wedding

So what did you do on the Saturday following Thanksgiving on Thursday and the madness of “Black Friday”? Did you take it easy and watch some TV, or did you venture out to do some shopping hoping that things would … Continue reading

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American Customs

On Monday after returning from our weekend away in Kennebunkport I went to my first basketball game. It was a game between the Maine Redclaws and the Springfield Armor at the Augusta Civic Center. I had no real idea of … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

There’s just something about the names of places in Maine: Perkin’s Cove, Nubble Rock, Cape Neddick, Cape Porpoise, Goat Island.. They sound like places out of a pirate story, but they’re all very real and we didn’t see a single … Continue reading

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The Rain in Maine…

…was mainly on the Interstate. The weather was pretty lousy when we drove down to Heathrow on Friday night and we took it steady on the M4 but several lunatics in BMW’s steamed past us at speeds that must have … Continue reading

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Look out Maine…. here we come!

Well not until some time on Saturday but we’re on the taxi-way. The house is pretty much cleaned up and de-fluffed and the parents will be here later this afternoon to house and cat sit whilst we’re away. Cameras are … Continue reading

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Alone

Its very odd how you don’t realise just how much you miss someone until they are not there. Kathy flew out to Maine on Saturday to spend Thanksgiving with her family. Its the first Thanksgiving since her dad died and … Continue reading

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Back at Home

Well we got back home on Friday. Had a couple of minor problems with luggage but its sorted now. I will be writing up some posts about the rest of the time in Maine when I’ve got some time… like … Continue reading

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