Schoodic Point After Tropical Storm Arthur

This morning, I lured Paul and Hannah out of bed early for a drive to Schoodic Point. I wanted to photograph the waves tropical storm Arthur brought to town.

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As it turned out, this is as big as the crashing waves got. Not too spectacular.

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I confess that I was a little disappointed, but the stunning view of Cadillac mountain was worth the drive.

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And then I discovered something totally unexpected.

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Wild iris growing in the rock crevasses all over the point.

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They were a day or two (and one big storm) past their prime, but a treat none-the-less.

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Paul enjoyed a bit of fresh air, waiting patiently (I think) for me to finish scrambling across the rocks.

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Hannah, on the other hand, was content to sit in the car and listen to iTunes – until I forced her out. Teens.

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If Hannah hadn’t joined us, she would have missed this remarkable piece of driftwood.

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I say it’s a barracuda; Paul calls it a shark. What do you think?

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2 Responses to Schoodic Point After Tropical Storm Arthur

  1. George Castonguay says:

    Schoodic was my first experience with salt water. I stood on the end of one of the rocks with my pants rolled up and shoes off and let the icy cold waves wash over my feet. I got to feed crackers to the gulls and was most impressed with a bird that large almost hovering in front of my face to take the cracker from my hand.

  2. Anita Smith says:

    We drove along the Schoodic Peninsula last month – so wild and beautiful up there! Enjoyed your pics.
    The driftwood does look like a creepy crawly.

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