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I promised pictures yesterday -- well, here they are. All taken on Saturday late afternoon.

By Andrew Pollack on 08/06/2007 at 09:56 PM EDT

These were all taken in or off the coast of Friendship, Maine. Friendship is a very small fishing village far enough off the tourist track of Route 1 as to be largely filled with people who either live there year round or returning summer after summer in established communities. Barb's parents have a really nice place up there on Davis Point looking onto the bay. They're terrific people, and her brothers as well are great to be with. This summer Barb has been taking the kids up there most weekends while I stay back home to catch up on work, since I don't get as much done in the summer with all the kid activities and with less time home to my office alone.

Places like this are not that rare in Maine. We have thousands of miles of rocky coastline just filled with small towns and coves and bays like this. Summer in Maine is as close to perfect as anything I've ever run into.

As usual, click on one of the thumbnails to see the larger picture.


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