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Barred Island

I ended up with a shorter day today – so I decided to

skip the gym (you know many of my blogs start off that way!) – and hit up Barred Island – It’s a mile in and a mile out – you  MUST go during low tide and you’ll have 2hrs before and 2hrs after (the hike in is about 45 mins)

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The trail is worn, the earth bare to the snarled roots of the surrounding trees. 

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Then as you come closer to the shore, feet and time have cut a swath of earth away and revealed the granite beneath – making for a solid walk way to the beach

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Then – the beach – at low tide you’ve got about 2hrs before and 2hrs after the “low point” of the tide.  You can walk over to the Island and explore it – along with the shore – it’s a great view – I’d love to hit it up at sunset – but not having to walk back thru that trail at deep dusk

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It’s a real fun walk, you’ve got sand, rocky area, lovely huge granite rocks – and nothing like that great sea air.

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Beach Time

I decided to skip the gym one afternoon, and go running around on the rocky shores of Sand Beach.

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Not the sunniest day, but cold and gorgeous (Its April!)

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Deer Isle and Stonington, Maine

I really do enjoy this island – after work on a Friday, I decided to go snapping pictures instead of going to the gym. 

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I do enjoy taking a look at things from different perspectives – and sometimes up close and person is best.

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Check out the clouds – cotton candy in a sea of blue

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I have yet to go inside the Opera House (yes, yes, I will go maybe when Jules visits)

 

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I don’t get “sunsets” where I am living, instead I get that sweet glow of blue, oranges, and yellows – which can be better sometimes.

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I can’t wait for longer days to hang out on my porch, do my nightly scheduling, and watch the boats come in.

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August Jaunt

We barely have been able to afford life, much less a vacation.  But due to the fact that I’m now a travelling PTA and making a few bucks here and there, we can actually learn to enjoy life! 

Sometimes Smile 

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We headed to Machias, and then to Roque’s Beach.  Secluded, quiet, and gorgeous. 

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We did some searching for seaglass, and just took in the fresh air. 

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Then we headed over to Machais Falls.  Walked around, enjoyed the sights, and then over to Quoddy Lighthouse.

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Totally different tapestry here, rocks and not sand, but equally as beautiful. 

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We decided to keep the world simple, we grabbed sandwiches, and headed back to Roque Beach for dinner on the beach and watch the sunset. 

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Sometimes it is the simple moments in life that make life worth it and memorable. 

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