This week is iffy for blogging......just wanted you to know. Arrived in Maine last night, and will be here for a week.
No cell phone service, no cable TV. But there is internet. Satellite internet, but it works. There is just a limit to how much you can do.
Plus when you're in MAINE with FAMILY, you get distracted. In a good way.
We were a bit concerned about the impact of Irene, as was everyone on the East coast, but so far, just rain, and wind, and nothing too serious. There is a power outage, but the house we are renting has solar backup so we are good for 2-3 days.
I get this feeling, whenever I'm in Maine. It's why I moved here years ago, and started my nursing career here. I can't explain it. I just love Maine. All of it, from the lakes and ponds, to the ocean, through the small towns, and miles of woodlands.
Whenever I'm here, I feel like I've come home. Never mind that I was born in New York and spent 99% of my life in New York State. My heart tells me that when I cross that Maine line, everything is ok.
When I was younger, I had hoped that retirement would mean living in Maine again, but it didn't work out that way.
But it doesn't stop me from trying to get here as often as I can.
I have books, and knitting for those quiet times, the kayaks are ready, the water awaits.
Acadia is just a jaunt down the road.
Today, in between bouts of rain and wind, the sun came out. What a temptation.
This is the view from the house.
Now that picture took a LONG time to upload. So we won't be going there often.......but I'll keep in touch.
I am itching to get my kayak out on the water.
But I can wait until tomorrow.
As Scarlet said, 'tomorrow is another day'.