Let the grouchiness begin!
Okay, we're here, but you can't MAKE us have fun!
Train to Rockland
Crossing the mighty Kennebeck en route to Rockland
Sisters arguing over who is David's favorite aunt. This went on the entire vacation.
Mom wishes desperately...'Please, no more french onion soup!'
Old Engine 489
Lunch at the station Cafe
First order of business in Rockland: food!
Mom forces us to take what she assures us will be a shortcut
Where's the lighthouse?
We stare wishfully at the lighthouse in the distance
The Rockland Lighthouse
There's the lighthouse and breakwater...and we never got any closer, I'm afraid.
Unless you count the maximum zoom of my camera
More of the harbor
Cupula from outside
Inside the cupula
Inside the cupula, or widow's walk, atop 85 Federal Street
Walking by Joshua L. Chamberlain's gravesite
Obstructed view of 85 Federal
85 Federal (Old President's House)
Flowers Mom said she could identify if I took a photo
Lunch a Grand City
Yet another meal bought for me! I could get used to this!
Giant staircase in Harpswell
Is Aunt Freeda getting sea sick?
Investigating the tidal pools
Look what the tide brought in!
Mom explains something to a captivated audience
Looking over towards Phippsburg
Obstructed view of the Atlantic
Surf, seaweed, etc.
A notch in the stairs
The world's only cribstone bridge.
Looking for the Witch of Harpswell
Built in 1758, the Meeting house is one of 40 National Historic Landmarks in Maine
Never did find the witch's gravesite
Meeting house Interior
Old Cattle Pound
Getting out the maps
Planning the escape...
Aunt Edna tries to avoid spitting out her tofu ice cream. Aunt Freeda glares with determination to get it down. Mom very daintily nibbles away