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Maine Lakes 2011

Maine 2011 – Heading Home

Maine 2011 – Heading Home

Early up – I packed last night so I might grab one more swim early this morning. Quietly I slipped off the dock and made my way around Joyce Island. It feels like an important ritual now, a centering way…

Maine 2011 – Day 3

Maine 2011 – Day 3

A few early risers this morning ran the trails from cabin to cabin, criss-crossing the island and stopping for wind sprints by the tennis court. It’s clear we’ve tuckered the kids out last few days – they all slept in…

Maine 2011 – Day 2

Maine 2011 – Day 2

A girl could get used to this… We all slept like children (and the children slept like babies – really sleepy babies) in the quiet of Great Pond. A handful of us got up early for a run – we…

Maine 2011 – Day 1

Maine 2011 – Day 1

  We rose to a foggy, misty morning. So classically Maine. The mist adds to what is already such a lovely backdrop for our trip – clean, clear water reflecting age old pines along the shore. Chris and I had…

SwimVacation Maine 2011 – Welcome to Maine

SwimVacation Maine 2011 – Welcome to Maine

Summer in Maine – this is our time of year. We leave the indoor YMCA pool sometime in mid-June and don’t walk back in there till the end of September, if we’re lucky. We Maine inhabitants are fortunate to have…