Tag: Bath

Down to New England 4: Earth, Air and Water

Posted June 25th, 2014
Down to New England 4: Earth, Air and Water

It is the light, it is the air, the dark featheriness of pine and fir, and the distinct chill of a summer’s evening. Our camp on Squam Lake in New Hampshire, my realest “home” gave me this with each visit; and now so does Maine. Whether it was the strangeness of the room, the fatigue…

Down to New England 2: The Lobster Roll Project

Posted June 24th, 2014
Down to New England 2: The Lobster Roll Project

Yankees like me favor lobstuh; Chesapeake Bay locals–My Dear One for instance–prefer blue crab. We both love a seafood sandwich and on this trip north we dedicated lunchtime to finding a truly superior lobster roll. A search for “best lobster rolls in Maine” produces countless results, among them a list of seventeen places, arranged in…

An English Wedding 2: Settling In

Posted September 20th, 2010
An English Wedding 2: Settling In

It takes a day or two to settle in. Saturday afternoon, jet-lagged and disoriented, we set out in search of food. A map kindly provided by our host located essential resources in the area and Sainsbury’s seemed like the best choice for basic shopping. We fed the store’s coordinates into Nuvi, our GPS, and followed…