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07-17-2016 Journal – Beach Day!   Leave a comment

My better-half was able to sneak away from work a little early yesterday making it possible for us to make our first visit this summer to Old Orchard Beach, Maine, the ultimate tourist trap.  The weather was sweltering at our house but when we arrived at OOB there was a beautiful ocean breeze that was grand. The beach looked beautiful and it was loaded with visiting tourists.


The only place to stay cool for a few hours.

I love just walking around and people watching when I stumbled on this young lady wearing the required bikini I always look for. It was too bad she decided to stay buried in the sand.


What’s a trip to the beach without our mandatory visit to the Surf 6 bar. It’s located directly adjacent to the beach just a hop, skip, and jump from the water. I should also mention the excellent mojitos and margaritas that are available.  As always laced with some excellent Patron tequila. OLE!


We took a nice walk along the beach just as the sun was setting. The cool water felt damn good our poor overheated and sweaty feet.  It was heaven.


All in all it was a lot of fun and we are planning more of these outings over the next month. The food was delicious, the water was cool, the drinks were icy cold, and the people watching was the best.








05-08-2015 Journal – Beaches, Blankets, Bikinis   Leave a comment


Yesterday was a day spent enjoying the warm and sunny eighty degree weather. My better-half had the day off and we were able to spend some quality time together just bumming around.

Living in Maine has it’s issues like bad winters and quirky weather patterns but it also has a lot of pluses.  We’re able to visit the White mountains within an hour, the ocean and beaches within a half hour, the  New Hampshire lakes region in one hour, and Boston in two hours.  We also have an abundance of wildlife that we sometimes take for granted.


As we left our home and traveled less than a mile we observed turkeys roaming around  in a nearby field.  We see turkeys on a regular basis as well as hundreds of seagulls and as many hawks.  People in our rural community that have chickens are well aware of the hawks, coyotes, and foxes. If your chickens are free range or left outside of a fenced area then you can be sure to lose a few to these predators. It’s also possible to lose a small cat or kitten right off your deck if your not careful.

These two pictures were taken less than a mile from our house. This fat old fox was just strolling along the road, crossed right in front of our car, and then stopped to watch us from the woods.  He hung around long enough for me to get these shots.



With the day being so warm we decided to make our first Spring visit to a local beach.  Maine residents are a hearty folk who hit the beaches as early as possible in the Spring.  We have a need to shake off those winter blues once and for all.  While it was sunny and warm the wind still had a chill to it but it didn’t seem to matter.  A lot of sunbathers were on the beach and even one crazy fool of a wind-surfer.  That water was damn cold but he was having a great time.

We had an all-around terrific day walking the beach and taking a few pictures. There’s no better way to kick start our Spring and Summer seasons.

06-22-2013   4 comments

Is it just me or does this Spring not impress.  It was perfect if you like lots of rain, cool nights, and sweltering heat.  I’m not really sure what I was hoping for or expecting but for some reason I feel disappointed.  Coming out of our long winter here in Maine should have made just about anything acceptable but it didn’t seem to work for me this year.  I have to say I feel a little let down.

Now that Summer has officially arrived what can we hope for?  More sunshine would be nice, maybe some cooler weather, less humidity, and just enough rain to keep the yards and gardens healthy.  That would be the ideal Summer but as we’ve come to realize of late, we almost never get what we expect weather-wise.

Why is it that we humans are never satisfied.  All winter we moan and complain about the lack of sunshine and warmth.  We bitch about the snow, the sleet, the freezing rain, and slush that seems to cover everything.  It drives us totally crazy to be cooped up in the house getting on each others nerves for months on end.  Then all of a sudden the weather changes and what happens.  We haven’t even had enough time to put away our winter clothes before we’re already bitching about how hot it is.  We continue that silliness into late October when things start to cool down in preparation for Winter.  We can’t wait for some cooler temperatures to save us from the terrible heat.  We have one snow fall and within hours we’re whining about the cold and wishing for Spring and Summer.  It’s a conundrum I tell you.

I can only deduce that we as a species are really screwed up. We never appear completely happy or satisfied with anything,  That would help explain a divorce percentage just over fifty percent.  Maybe not, what the hell do I know.  What I do  know is that I’m just as bad as everyone else when it comes to these things and I see no hope of finding a workable solution.  Am I a little depressed, why yes I think I am.  Do I need a little help?  Why yes I think I do.   Let me think . . . . . . . . . .

Maybe I need a walk on the beach and a quick dip in the cool ocean water to wake me out of these Summer doldrums.  A few dozen scantily clad bikini wearing young ladies might be just the thing to begin my healing.  I can walk down the beach and have a few drinks at the  Surf Side, enjoy their air conditioning for a hour or so, and then return to my blanket to relax and maybe read a few chapters of my favorite book.  Another dip into the ocean and a few dozen more buxom young things prancing down the beach are beginning to make me feel a whole lot better.  Who cares about the heat?  Not me.  I’m beginning to feel rather good.

Okay, just forget everything I said in those first few paragraphs because I was in the throws of depression and was totally wrong.  I’ve suddenly rediscovered a few things that can snap me right back to normal almost immediately.  Chant this along with me!

Give me a "T", drive me an "H", give me an "O", give me an "N", and a big freaking "G". C’mon Summer!

02-22-2013   Leave a comment

As winter continues I always find myself looking forward to summer and spending time at the beach.  It’s also impossible for me to accurately guess what kind of beachwear I’ll be seeing this year.  More thongs to be sure and bikinis with as much material as a man’s handkerchief (I hope).  It seems from my past experiences that the younger the women are the less clothes they are likely to wear. I’m all for showing a reasonable amount of skin but at a certain point it begins to lose it’s allure for me.  There’s a fine line between sexy and slutty and for me near naked is much sexier than almost naked.

Coming of age in the sixties and seventies might make you think I’m a child of the free love generation.  It’s not true at all.  I do still harken back to bare feet, long flowing hair, and a full length light cotton dress (sans panties) but other things work for me as well.  I’ve always been a big fan of the woman who can dress herself and be sexy without having all of her more interesting parts hanging out in the wind.  I just love to be tantalized as part of the foreplay to really get me interested.  An ankle peeking from beneath a long dress can be just as sexy as a low cut top or a super short skirt.

I’ve always been a fan of the Victorian times where people appeared to be a bit stuffy and non-sexual in their dress and comportment but once they entered the bedroom they dropped the goody-goody routine altogether.  The women wore their hair long but rolled tightly in a bun and in the bedroom the bun was unrolled, the many articles of clothing were throw about the room, and the real fun could begin. It took more than a few minutes I’m sure to get them out of all the petticoats, slips, corsets, and high button shoes but in the end it was all good.

I was recently reading a few writings by Gwen Raverat (1885-1957), the granddaughter of Charles Darwin, who described sharing a room with a young lady in her younger years who was wearing the following listed undergarments.  Just imagine yourself as a Victorian gentleman with sex on his mind trying to work his way through this outfit to get to the Promised Land.

1. Thick, long legged, long sleeved woolen combinations
2. Over them, white cotton combinations (this is a chemise and drawers combined into one garment), with plenty of buttons and frills
3. Very serious, bony gray stays, with suspenders
4. Black woolen stockings
5. White cotton drawers, with buttons and frills
6. White cotton "petticoat-bodice", with embroidery, buttons and frills
7. Rather short, white flannel petticoat
8. Long alpaca petticoat, with a flounce round the bottom
9. Pink flannel blouse

That wardrobe would take me at least an hour to work my way through. Hopefully I’d have enough strength and stamina left to finish the job after all that undressing.  Those Victorian guys must have been incredibly persistent with the sex drive of Superman.

It doesn’t change anything for me though, I still find Victorian ladies sexy as hell but I would never discriminate against our modern women. I’ll also make this promise.  I solemnly pledge to give the women of our younger generations  my full attention and respect  this summer as they prance along the beach wearing not much more than an attitude and a smile.  It’s the courteous thing to do and I’m nothing if not courteous.

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