Summer 2014 went by so so quickly! When I dropped the kids off at school on the Wednesday after Labor Day, it felt like the last day of the last school year never happened. Time is funny like that. Thankfully, we saved the best part of the summer for the last possible moment.
During the last week of August, Mrs. G-LO, The Boys, and I headed back to Maine so that we could disconnect for a bit from our our everyday lives before heading back to the reality that is school and work.
Before picking up the keys to our vacation rental, the crew gave me permission to make a quick stop at the Maine Beer Company in Freeport where I picked up a twelve pack of super fresh beer and sampled “a tiny beautiful something” and “Another One.”
We once again rented a cozy cottage in Bayside Village, which on Tuesday morning was blanketed in fog.
Our second stay in Bayside Village was all about reliving the things that we enjoyed the first time around in Summer 2013…
Digging in to some delicious seafood at Young’s Lobster Pound in Belfast.
Admiring the majestic Penobscot Narrows Bridge.
Taking a relaxing afternoon sailing trip aboard a Schooner in beautiful Camden Harbor.
Wondering what types of wildflowers we saw in Owl’s Head State Park.
Beachcombing for marine life on the beach in Owl’s Head State Park.
Hiking along the rocky coast at Acadia National Park.
Diving into the frigid waters of the Penobscot Bay.
Taking a stroll on Sand Beach in Acadia National Park.
Relaxing on the beach at Echo Lake.
Enjoying one last local beer while watching a favorite movie with Mrs. G-LO after the kids went to bed.
Getting one last look at the beautiful countryside as we head to the Interstate for what was thankfully a very quick and uneventful drive home.
Categories: Booze Banter