Recovering from vacation

26 08 2013

The chronology on this blog makes it look as though I wrote the 500th post and then disappeared on a two-week celebratory bender. This is not far from the truth. And since I labor under the delusion that you, my readers, would be interested in my vacation photos, here’s a pictorial tour of how I spent the past two weeks in Maine:

Hiked French's Mountain in Rome Maine.

Hiked French’s Mountain in Rome Maine.

Did some kayaking, with and without a young passenger.

Did some kayaking, with and without a young passenger.

Found a freshly dead salmon floating in the lake,

Found a freshly dead salmon floating in the lake…

...and made fish print (gyotaku) t-shirts with it.

…and made fish print (gyotaku) t-shirts with it.

Caught some bass,

Caught some bass,

and a whole slew of pumpkinseed sunfish.

and a whole slew of pumpkinseed sunfish.

Climbed up Bald Rock Mountain to look at Penobscot Bay.

Climbed up Bald Rock Mountain to look at Penobscot Bay.

and now I’m back. The blog will resume normal seabird business this week. Thank you for your patience and your indulgence.

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