Thursday, July 29, 2010


Another fantastic vacation --(isn't that what you're supposed to do when retired?) It was nice escaping the desert heat for 3 weeks while we headed to the East Coast.

And even though we stayed at Pig Cove on Southport Island, all we saw were lobsters everywhere!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Maine is beautiful in the summer

on the way to Dogfish Head Beach


60 degrees but very invigorating

Marshall Point ("Forest Gump") Lighthouse
*great photo by
son-in-law, Mike Mackanic

Biking on the carriage roads in Acadia Nat'l. Park

Monday, July 26, 2010

Another Highlight of Maine

We had a chance to revisit Cushing, Maine where Andrew Wyeth painted the Olson House. This house figured prominently in the famous 1948 painting "Christina's World."
Andrew Wyeth died this year at the age of 91. His son, Jamie Wyeth continues to live and paint on an island near Tenants Harbor, Maine. Here is a short interview with Jamie: