The Birches Resort
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It often takes seeing the big picture to understand the beauty in small things. That is what we discovered this morning as we boarded Jack's Air Service in Greenville, Maine to see the colors of fall. Caroline, Thomas, Mark and I made plans to take a seaplane ride to view the changing of the leaves, which happened to be peaking this particular weekend. For 30 minutes we traveled around Moosehead Lake in a single prop Cessna ...
... saw you inside the jerky shop!" ... omg, he was one of the men staring at me while I bought my jerky! We got to talking and turns out he owns a local Highland Cattle farm, The Wee Bit Farm, just outside of Bangor (yes, in case you were wondering, he is scottish and does have an accent). He used to be Boston PD and retired just to own his own cattle farm like he'd always wanted. He also is the soul supplier of Mark's favorite restaurant, Fiddlehead, which is why he was in Bangor, to ...
... that we'd parked under an apple tree... Brenda had to do 4 loads of laundry before we could leave Greenville, ($16 worth of quarters) but that gave us time to get a great blueberry pie at the church bazaar. Maine blueberries are the best, quite small and full of flavor. We're now about fifty miles out of Bangor and will check it out tomorrow. today's drive down here was on beautiful country roads, some being lanes at best. Just lovely country, quinticentially ...
... border. While setting up our tent a seaplane surprised us by landing in the little river 20ft away from us. Normal no?
The following morning we were woken by an impressive electrical storm that had us thinking our tent would either be struck down, blown away or completely flooded. Luckily none of the above ...
... gated community in rural Maine, but have all the creature comforts
of home. We ate, drank, shopped, ate,
drank, rode ATVs (fun once Denise released her death grip), ate, drank, and
toured Moosehead Lake on the USS
Katahdin. Saw plenty of wildlife: moose,
deer, loons, partridge, turkeys, chipmunks.
It was a wonderful visit.