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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Finally a lazy Day
It’s Saturday and the day in between Easter and Good Friday. Tomorrow local stores will be closed. People will get a rest from their jobs. Commerce will abate for one day.
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Since we returned to Campobello I had meant to go and visit Martha’s Bakery in Lubec,ME. I have told about her enterprise in an earlier post. Martha bakes the best bread around here. Today we went down to Lubec to see her. I parked the car beside her house from where you have a nice view across the bay.
Martha had already seen me. When I was fumbling to open the garden gate she came out. “My gate is acting up”, she said. Well, I think it wasn’t her gate but I who tried to open it the wrong way. Martha was pleased to see us again and wished us welcome back. I never heard that in any other store before. Martha is a darling.
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Lake Glensevern


Since we had lots of sunshine I suggested to get down to the Provincial Park Beach to let Molly have some fun. The Park is only 4 minutes away from us, so it is a very short drive. When we got down to the beach we realized that a strong wind was blowing out of the North-East and right onto the shore. Despite the sun it was freezing cold. So instead of walking along the water’s edge we chose a path a bit off but parallel to the shoreline. Here it was much warmer. Molly was bounding all over the place. She was happy.

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Herring Cove Prov.Park

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Little Creek from Lake Glensevern

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Molly having a great time

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Lake Glensevern

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Beaver house

Here, behind the slight rise of the shore, lies the Lake Glensevern. Long, long ago the sea was washing farther inland, but it also brought a lot of sand, dropping it off in the surf zone. The deposited sand grew higher and higher and finally led to separate little lake. which then made the transition into a freshwater lake. A small creek is the lake’s outlet running out into the Bay of Fundy.


It was a great little walk and it was so much fun to watch Molly snooping around. She even walked out into the water

By now the sun has disappeared behind a thick layer of clouds and the weather forecast for the next week is not too good. It might limit me to a  few lazy days near the recliner.

Thanks for stopping by.      

4 comments:

  1. One thing about being back at "home" is that we know where all the good places to buy stuff and eat are at. Enjoy yourself.

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  2. Enjoying all the good places that you missed for the last few months is always nice!

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  3. Just started reading your website. Your dog is gorgeous! Enjoying your writing, have a relaxing Easter.

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  4. What an amazing view you have from your front porch !

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