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Drive in to the small historic town of Castine on the Penobscot Bay, and you’ll notice that this isn’t the typical Maine small town. Architecture varies from classic clapboard saltbox to stately homes with mansard roofs. All understandable, you see, … Continue reading
It’s hard to imagine a harbor being quiet, but frequently before dawn, it’s almost silent. No seagulls honking. No boat horns sounding. No one yelling to pull up another trap. And it’s even more serene if fog has blanketed the … Continue reading
I guess it was my sister Cindy Mouch visiting from LaRue, Texas, who asked, “So, where are the Maine lobstermen? I see lobster rolls, lobster chowder, lobster pounds, and whole lobsters on paper plates — but no lobstermen! They’ve gotta be … Continue reading
Our stay in Castine, Maine afforded us a scant view of the harbor if we stood on tiptoe in the upstairs bedroom and peered out the window. But even that was enough to alert us to the mood of the … Continue reading
Before I started taking pictures so fervently during our travels, I thought that a foggy day would be an unfortunate happenstance. But a true photography expert who vacations with us at Pawleys Island each summer told me he welcomes foggy … Continue reading
Sometimes a telephoto lens gives you just a peek of the bigger picture. And that’s what I saw from Acadia Dock at Castine — a reflection in still waters right before sunrise. Just a glimpse of the whole, of course. The … Continue reading