Well there was this… Happy summer to you. Hope this finds you well and soaking up sun and breeze somewhere, with or without a dinner plan.
July is here. This may be my favorite time of year. I love that strawberries are in season in time for the fireworks and our many family July birthdays. Here are some moments captured at the parade. It was rainy and at one point I had to retreat into the “Little Brown Church” and enjoyed […]
Oh, it is busy times here at the Millstream Pocket. The house project is the focus of our attention but we’ve carved out time to play too. This weekend found us very sandy at Sand Beach. The big boys biked and Shep and I strolled. Tommy enjoyed posing for this staged photo. At home, Tim […]
When we first got our ducks I didn’t expect them to be communicative. But it turns out they are. They tell us, in the form of a certain loud, consistent and persistent “quack” when trouble is afoot. Sometimes they sound the alarm because an unfriendly animal is near. The night the raccoon visited the coop […]
The weather has turned warm and it feels so good. After school last week we seized a particularly lovely day, loaded the bikes onto the back of the car and drove to Mount Dessert Island. The boys biked, then made and launched boats on Eagle Lake. This lovely lake provides drinking water for the town […]
Well its Spring. And here we are, doing our best to look the part. Tim got about 20 taps in over the last week and the sap is starting to…trickle. Owen takes a sip. Owen completed knitting his Teddy. Shep saw it and immediately announced “Teddy mine?” half statement half demand. Owen has been very […]