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... has been absolutely spectacular. Last time I was here I remember having to stop at LLBean to buy a t-shirt, because even though it was early November it was sunny and in the 70s and I was not prepared. This visit was almost as nice, just a little bit cooler, but sunny and gorgeous. I think Portland likes me and wants to show off.
Monday we left the coast and headed inland through western Maine, up into New Hampshire ...
... crepes (Lamb Merguez sausage...yum).
Cate and I then took our combined 3 dogs (Stormy, Cinnamon and Addie) for a beautiful hike in a local conservation area. Stormy, the fierce Chihuahua, did his level best to put Addie in her place, attempts which were mostly ignored. A good time was had by all.
Tomorrow I visit WEBS, the yarn mecca in this neck of the woods, then we head east and south towards Mystic, CT.
Wednesday morning we drove to Monadnock State Park to climb Monadnock Mountain. It is an isolated mountain 3165 feet high in New Hampshire. Monadnock is thought to be the most climbed mountain in all of the USA. It is the highest mountain in 30miles and it is 2000feet higher then all its surroundings so normally you get amazing views of Massachusetts and New Hampshire and even Maine. Sadly this day was not one of the days to get amazing views. It was warm but ...
... line-height: 15.8599996566772px;">We arrived at Michelle and Tony's house in Easthampton to find out that they had prepared mole for dinner. That was such a wonderful surprise and so thoughtful of Michelle. For those of you who are not familiar with mole, mole is a very traditional Mexican dish made of all kinds of spices and chocolate. It's a black, delicious sauce, and one of my favorites.
Not only was it a wonderful treat to see Michelle, Tony and ...
Debbie and I have talked on the phone from time to time, over the 36 years since we got out of the Air Force in 1978 but... I never thought I'd find myself just 70 miles from her home in Massachusetts!!! She was SO SURPRISED when I called her and asked if we could stop by for a visit!! Spending time with her was absolutely one of my favorite experiences on our ...