A Hot Date

Kirsten and I enjoyed each other and the gorgeousness of Maine on Tuesday. I received a tweet last week about Mackworth Island and planned to take Kirsten after her class. Kirsten wanted to go to the beach. So we did both. The temperature reached an unseasonably warm 96.5 °F, which is a bit warmer than […]

A Date

After voting this morning Kirsten and I went to Ferry Beach here in Saco to read, talk and just enjoy each others’ company. What could be better than a coffee, bagel, Maine beach and Kirsten? Kirsten studied anatomy and physiology on our date this morning. This friendly and enterprising gull enjoyed part of my bagel […]

An Atheist and the UCC

Two weeks ago I worked at the First Parish Congregational Church in Saco, Maine. As usual, I asked the customers and volunteers many questions about the church, parishioners, politics and doctrine. I was very impressed by the positive “vibe” and sense of community. When they invited me to attend their services I gladly accepted. I’ve […]

Candlepin Bowling

The rain didn’t prevent us from adventure today. We decided to go candlepin bowling at Vacationland Bowling and Recreation Center here in Saco on Route 1. I’ve wanted to candlepin bowl since the early ’90s when I lived in Massachusetts. We had a great time! The balls are small and light and don’t have holes. […]