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The weeks are passing, in some ways quickly, in others rather slowly, and I’ve now been on board our boat Pandora for a full month as of yesterday!  This is the longest I’ve ever been on a boat.  Here are some images from my month in Maine.

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Herreschoff 12 1/2 (means the water line is 12.5 feet),  well known wooden gaff rigged sloop from the early 20th c. designed by Nathaniel Herreshoff, “the wizard of Bristol” (RI).

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Bass Island lighthouse, southern most tip of Mt. Desert Island.  This is the most photographed lighthouse in Maine!

 

 

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Our boat, Pandora, is in the center of this photo, taken from the lookout on the way up to Thuya Gardens in Northeast Harbor, on Mt. Desert Island.

 

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Thuya Gardens, designed by Charles K. Savage.

 

 

 

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Thuya Gardens

 

 

 

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The reflecting pond at Thuya Gardens

 

 

 

 

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Bee house at Thuya Gardens.  Bob took this photo for me so I could remind him to make one for our garden!

 

 

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The fog bank rolling into Southwest Harbor on Mt. Desert Island.

 

 

 

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The fog bank coming into the harbor and boats rapidly disappearing!

 

 

 

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The rapidly ebbing tide near Blue Hill.  This type of rushing tidal current is called a reversing waterfall.  This is supposedly the biggest reversing falls in Maine.

 

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Reversing falls near Blue Hill.

 

 

 

 

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Morning mist on our friend’s 100 yr. old lobster boat in Oven’s Mouth on the Sheepscot River.

 

 

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Osprey nest.

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