We're at Tidewater Marina in Portsmouth VA. It's 100+ degrees today and we were attracted by the advertised pool. What a crummy pool! No shade... a few plastic chairs, but not even a table with an umbrella...and it's in a basin with tall walls around it, so no chance for a breeze to penetrate --- not going there.
Vicki has been awarded two double chocolate scoops for spotting a fox on the shore and a bear swimming acros the canal. The fox was just sauntering through the trees along the shore. The bear first appeared as "something" swimming across the canal - we could see ears poking up and a small v-shaped wake. We grabbed the binoculars and could only tell it was a bear when it emerged from the water. So, so cool!
It's Time To Go - After 5+ weeks here in our beloved Castine, it is time to go. We have monitored the storms, checked the weather, and Red Head is prepped for passage. We'...
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