weather was absolutely perfect (in the 70's) and I keep being told
that it must be my staying here that is keeping the "warm"
weather longer than usual. Everyone's gearing up for winter now,
but are happy to have summer extended by another week or so. I sure
am looking forward to hitting the road and seeing the colored trees
as we head south.
we had to go through Freeport, I couldn't pass up stopping again
at the L.L. Bean store. That's become my favorite store here and
I just had to get one of their signature caps. I've always liked
their catalogs, but stuff was way too expensive. Here they have
"factory" stores with deeply discounted prices on returned
items, seconds, etc. I've gotten the best hiking and walking shoes,
a cool windbreaker, etc. I look like a real Mainiac now - I'm sure
I'd have a better chance of passing for one if only I could quit
saying "ya'll." I do sometimes manage to get two words
out of my mouth before people say "you aren't from around here,