Now, it must be said that I am NOT a beach person. I am a mountain person, but I found myself quite at peace on the Maine coast...and yearning to be by the sea....which I found very strange. I had to ask myself, WHY? I've thought about it all week, and I've come up with a few reasons. First of all, it's not bleeding hot in New England...in fact it was, at times, COLD. I like cool and cold, even though I grew up in Texas and live in Oklahoma. Secondly, I am fascinated with the architecture. I would love to have a little Maine clapboard house with flowers and a rock fence and a fancy mermaid weathervane on top. The houses inspire me. I love driving through the little coastal towns and seeing the starfish leaning in the windows. I love seeing the lobster buoys hanging everywhere. I love the purple trees. So, in a nutshell...Maine...it's simply well-decorated...and you know I appreciate good decorating.
I came back inspired from my vacay and plan on bringing some Maine to Oklahoma in the near future. In the meantime, here are a few pictures from my trip.
What kind of trees are these? Does anybody know???
Southerner's flip flop tan in the COLD Atlantic.
Portland Head Lighthouse
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