Monday, October 26, 2009

Looking Back

We arrived home late Saturday night, after the traditional stop at L.L. Bean in Freeport of course. Yesterday was a mix of listening to cranky cats complain about a week in the (perfectly lovely) kitty hotel, unpacking, taking a nap, watching the New England Patriots play football in London, England of all places and running off to the Apple store in Hadley to replace the charger for my laptop. Today, the laundry process began. Framing this in the familiar “If they can send men to the moon...” why haven’t they invented a suitcase which doubles as a washing machine? That way, on the ride/flight home, you could pile all your dirty clothes into the magic washing machine suitcase and then, upon arriving home, just hang everything out on the clothesline. Good idea right?

Anyhoo, I’m a little distracted and frankly nervous today, because tomorrow, the second member of this household has to have a root canal. Yes, that’s me. The tooth that needs the crown requires a couple of trips to the endodontist first. I’ve met the doctor. He’s very nice. Chuck assures me he’s very skilled and gentle. And the good doc was gracious enough when we met, to say he hoped he never had to see me professionally. Obviously that did not work out as desired.

So, an abrupt jump-shift in an effort to get my mind off tomorrow, here are a few more photographs from Maine:

Herring Gulls on the rocks at Schoodic

A photogenic crow who allowed me to take his picture

Maple leaf on pink granite

Mussel shell at Otter Cove

Mist above the pond along Park Loop Road

These were uploaded in lower resolution, but they are still “clickable” for a better (and more vivid) view.

Tomorrow, I’ll take you along on our hike on the Carriage Roads...


Sue said...

Once again, I've fallen behind in the world of blogging and while I was so looking forward to enjoying your trip with you, I'm now reading back on all the things you've seen and done. Hope the root canal went OK, thinking of you!!!

Sue X

PS. Love the pic of the maple leaf on the pink granite!! Stunning.

dancingmorganmouse said...

Good luck tomorrow, I'm sure all will be fine and dandy.
That crow picture, it's going into my backgroud for work computer collection!

Kate said...

Remember to get the scrip for the GOOD drugs from the dentist. That is the best part of recovery! lol
Good luck!

Pink Granite said...

Hi Sue -
Thanks for catching up! So happy you are enjoy the photos. But nothing can rival your safari photographs!
And all went smoothly with the endodontist - Yay!
- Lee

Hi DMM -
Thanks for the good wishes!
I swear that crow stopped, looked at me, spotted the camera and posed! He was bold and beautiful!
- Lee

Hi Kate -
LOL! Thanks! I actually did get a prescription for the "good drugs", but so far I'm doing just fine with acetaminophen and naproxen sodium. But it's good to have an ace in the hole - - just in case!
- A.L.