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Monday, August 15, 2016

Texas Boondockers In Our Yard

They had sent an email through
“Boondockers Welcome” a few days ago, and yesterday they showed up around 3pm. I heard the Diesel coming up the hill and moments later Jim and Linda were standing on our lawn. They came up from Texas for visiting friends in Maine and experiencing Campobello Island.
1-DSC_0818Above Winnebago Journey, below our Damon Ultrasport.DSC_0102
Their Winnebago Journey resembles our own motor home we had until 2012 and they parked it where our rig used to park.
Today Jim and Linda went to the Roosevelt Park, saw the president’s summer residence and had “Tea with Eleanor” at the elegant Hubbard Cottage. Then they drove up to the Head Harbour Lightstation and enjoyed a tour of the 1829 Tower. When they came back later Jim remarked that he was surprised to see that the buildings out there were actually built in wood, while most lighthouses in the U.S. are made in masonry. And that is also true for the West Quoddy Lighthouse one can see across the water from Campobello. They even met friends on the headland – quite the coincidence if one is so far from home. We spent both evenings together chatting about all our half-dangerous and hilarious RV-adventures up through the years. They are going to have another sightseeing day tomorrow, but might leave in the afternoon for a meet-up with another couple in Maine. Their visit puts another highlight on our membership with “Boondockers Welcome”.
1-DSC_0814August is the month with our most beautiful sunsets and we are so blessed that our property is facing west and we get all sunsets over the water. What a treat.


  1. Nice to have visitors there on the island and actually meet up with them.

  2. Absolutely gorgeous sunsets. I bet there are many evenings you sit out and enjoy them.


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