This afternoon I visited the Saco Heath Preserve to get some fresh air, take a few pictures, and make my daily diary video for Kirsten. I was there quite a while closely examining the flora and fauna along the boardwalk and in the woods. It was fun to use the macro lens for my iPhone […]
Yesterday I took the girls to the Saco Heath so Skye could photograph fungi for her summer science project. The trail and boardwalk improvements are very nice, but they’re only completed up to the bog. The boardwalk beyond that point is impassable. We had a great time being in nature.
Yesterday I took the girls to my favorite place, Fort Williams State Park in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. They enjoyed climbing on the rocks and playing in the fort. I enjoyed watching the vessels in Casco Bay; smelling the cool salty sea air; listening to the gulls, crashing waves and the fog horn at Portland Head […]
Yesterday at Biddeford Pool my daughter found a seal carcass. In order to investigate and appease her curiosity she asked me if she could throw rocks at it. After hesitating to sort out my moral conundrum I gave her permission. Kirsten overheard an older lady nearby question why we would allow them to do such […]