Monthly Archives: August 2010

Hurricane Earl Set to Alter Weekend Plans

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 August has come to a close and my feelings looking to September have turned melancholy.  Chris said he could hear it in my voice.  There’s a work party planned for the weekend and France and I … Continue reading

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Nor’easter

Thursday, August 25, 2010 A nor’easter came through yesterday with winds at 30 knots turning over heavy benches on the lawn and blowing leaves from the sumac all over it.   The waves were huge, crashing up against the shore, and … Continue reading

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Seaweed Invasion

The weather continues to blow from the north and my hopes dim that we will get off the island tomorrow morning.  I’ve just e-mailed this to Captain DeBery who returns today from his brother’s wedding in Greece. O Captain!  My … Continue reading

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Lobster Buoy Orange, Regal Blue, and an Ailing Bird

The sign is finished thanks to a Sharpie that I found in the Whistle House that was the perfect size for the small lettering I’d outlined in pencil.  It would have taken a long while to paint with a tiny … Continue reading

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Oliver, Junior

Saturday, August 21, 2010 The big letters on the sign are painted and all the weeds are pulled from beneath the front porches and on the next trip to Bath (the next to last before we make our final departure) … Continue reading

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A Broken Wing

Saturday, August 21, 2010 The fog made it impossible for Connie and her friends to come for their planned overnight on Thursday, but in the morning it had cleared to a stellar clear cloudless day and they were able to … Continue reading

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Dinner in the Cove with Old Friends

Thursday, August 19, 2010 The summer seems to be slipping away.  Every day the sun seems to noticeably set earlier than ever before and in a different place much farther south.  I wake up just a little later because it’s … Continue reading

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