Bangor, Maine

June 20, 2016 Some things, like the Orono Bog, make better experiences than pictures.  The bog is part of the Bangor City Forest and covers about 600 acres.  It is the remnants of a lake left by glaciers and is Read more…

Acadia National Park

June 19, 2016 Dave chose to celebrate a beautiful Father’s Day at Acadia National Park. Bright sun, sparkling water, lots of breeze. After a late lunch in Bar Harbor, we happened upon a band playing fiddle tunes at an art Read more…

Pemaquid, Maine

June 17, 2016 Dave’s great great aunt (his father’s mother’s mother’s sister) Helen Cogswell Trostel researched the Cogswell lineage and published her findings.  When planning for our visit to Maine, Dave remembered that there was some family connection to the Read more…

Freeport, Maine

June 11-13, 2016 Lighthouses Our new campground was only about 80 miles away so we were set-up and out to explore by early afternoon. We headed south, basically to where we’d left off, near Cape Elizabeth. This ended up being Read more…

Annapolis, Maryland

June 6-8, 2016 Our friends Ray and Mary Turner winter in Fort Pierce and summer on the Severn River in Annapolis.  They graciously introduced us to their summer home  and surrounding area by sea and land. Ray honored us with Read more…

Richmond, Virginia

June 4-6, 2016 Sometimes our timing is accidentally perfect.  It was in Richmond. We thought we were in for the night when Dave talked with the campground host about local attractions.  She mentioned that the Cold Harbor battlefield was having Read more…