Monthly Archives: August 2012

It’s 4 am! What am I doing up???

This was the day I had planned to drive up to Pemaquid. Everyone tells me that the best time to photograph the lighthouse is at dawn. My research makes me think I will have an hour and a half drive … Continue reading

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Day is done, Gone the Sun

On April 13, 1899, President McKinley named the one-time subpost of Fort Preble, Cape Elizabeth’s first military fortification, Fort Williams. Named after Brevet Major General Seth Williams, Fort Williams grew to be a tremendous military asset during World War II. Besides protecting the … Continue reading

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Lighthouses by Land

With the clock heading into the late afternoon it was time to see if I could find my way back to Portland Head Light. I wondered if I could get an evening picture. The weather report had said there was … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week~ Week 34

American Bald Eagle

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A little Engine that Could

Back on terra firma I realized I was hungry. A pizza place across from the wharf seemed like a quick solution. The pizza was good but it was the 2nd most expensive pizza I’ve ever had. The most expensive was in … Continue reading

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Portland by Sea

I chose a good cruise. One of the passengers on the trolley said that I should make sure to sit on the right side (starboard side)  facing the bow if I wanted to get good shots of the lighthouses. I … Continue reading

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Portland by Land

Maine is a really beautiful state. I’ve read about Portland in many travel magazines and had good intentions of taking the Down’easter from Boston to spend the day. Of course it’s one of those things still on my bucket list. … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week~ Week 33

Riley It’s hard to beat puppies, kittens or other baby animals for photographic charisma. Riley is Jack’s brother. Jack was a photo of the week on week 27. You can see all of Riley’s photos as well as Jack’s and … Continue reading

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The “Nubble”

Around 8:30 pm we could begin to see the lights glowing on the lighthouse. I’m not sure when they came on. It was too light to notice them before then. For the next hour while it got darker and darker … Continue reading

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Sohier Park

I wasn’t quite sure where I wanted to go or what I wanted to do . I had it in my head to spend a whole day in York, Me., go to  York’s Wild Kingdom during the day and then … Continue reading

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