Panoramic Blueberry Barrens
Despite the fact that it was a hot and muggy day, I talked Hannah into helping me load and haul months worth of recycling to the bins in town. The ac in the car felt so good that we opted not to head straight home. Three hours later we’d covered a lot of territory.
Our destination was the blueberry barrens. The harvest starts in a few days – about a week ahead of what’s typical.
Many of the blueberry barrens have vast panoramic views. Tunk mountain is visible in the background here.
The berries are so plump it was hard not to pick them! These are Wyman’s of Maine blueberry fields in Deblois.
Blue berries, blue skies.
I can almost imaging this grass hides a beach rather than blueberry barrens.
A sea of blueberries.
Nope this is not a trick picture. The proverbial fork in the road – left and right lead into different directions.
This view from Pea Ridge Road in Columbia.
You can just make out a faint rainbow on the right side of this panorama.
Hannah and I put a few miles on the car staying cool – all the while talking about everything and nothing. It turned out to be a wonderful afternoon.
This entry was posted in Out and About in Maine
and tagged blueberry barrens
. Bookmark the permalink
Full-circle with Beauty and the Beast
The movie Beauty and the Beast has a special place in my heart and in our family. Hannah has never been an over the top girly-girl. As a kid, she … Continue reading
The Bodacious Beaver
During my travels Downeast I’ve seen many beaver lodges – the pile of sticks peeking out of an estuary, pond or marsh. On occasion, I watched a beaver swim along, … Continue reading
The Downeast Thunder Farm European Robin
This one is for you folks across the pond – a European robin to help welcome spring. It wasn’t until Nancy from the Netherlands shared a picture of her robin … Continue reading
The First Robin of Spring
Enjoying my first cup of coffee while watching the flurry of activity at the bird feeders is a lovely way to start the day. I just about spilled said coffee … Continue reading
The Bonny Budgie
Although spring is all but around the corner, it was entirely too windy and bitter cold today to venture outside for long. I opted to play with a pattern and … Continue reading
In Search of Serenity
In a week overloaded with challenges, stress, and entirely too much work, where the ordinary suddenly goes off track, I’ve been in search of a bit of serenity. Thankfully, I’ve … Continue reading