Monday, July 16, 2007

Maine

On the Fourth of July, we flew to Maine! Jon noted that it's probably one of the furthest places we could've gone and still been in the U.S. :) It was for good reason, though... Jon's cousin Leslie got married!
The United flights were remarkably on time - and even EARLY - which was a nice change from all our usual American Airlines delays. We were unable to see the tops of any fireworks, unfortunately, as it was too overcast when our flight got into Maine.

We had a great time exploring Freeport (home to L.L.Bean headquarters and LOTS of outlet stores!). Though, bummer for me, I wasn't in a "trying on" mood in the great discounted clothing stores.

Of course we had an official "lobster bake" for the rehearsal dinner - and I actually was able to eviscerate the dead creature without feeling nauseous this time (as opposed to my Boston experience when Mom had to do it for me)!

The wedding was small, beautiful, and comfortable - lots of family and friends who invited us into conversation, even though we had a hard time keeping all their names and relations straight.

Sunday proved exhausting as we made our way back across the country. Our flight left at 6:15am - Maine time - which meant we got up to leave for the airport at 1am - California time. By the time we got home a half-day later, I was delirious (I'm not a good plane-sleeper) and tripping over things in our apartment. Jon, somehow, was fine. Hmpf.

It was refreshing to "get away" for a change - enjoy the pictures here.

5 comments:

AK said...

Did you love Maine? I want to go back there so bad!

Kimberly said...

Yea! Sounds like a fun trip! :-)

Anonymous said...

'Twas a great trip--and the time with y'all was wonderful!
Love--mb

Anonymous said...

Hmmm . . .didn't mean to post as anonymous . . .I'll try it a different way . . .love--mb

Anonymous said...

Didn't work . . .guess I'm destined to be anonymous . . .but that sounds strange!
love--mb