It has been a very busy summer. We have enjoyed mini-vacations
In New Port
Rhode Island, Lake Morey Vermont as well as a lovely Independence Day family
gathering with Jeremy and his significant other Gina and, of course, Abigail
and her newly minted husband, Grayson. In addition to working on the
images and blogs from all these activities.
I have been finishing the design of
my 2019 New England Reflections Calendar and working with our builder Jason on
the layout and facilities of my new studio/man cave. Susan is so
enthusiastic about getting me and my stuff out of the house that she actually
agreed that I should convert a portion of our barn into my photographic escape.
I get a studio and she recovers an upstairs guest room.
all this hustle, Susan and I just returned from a couple of days on Martha’s
Vineyard where the focus was on some serious relaxation. We spent two nights
at our good friends Connie and John’s Vineyard retreat. We relaxed at the
beach, explored the quieter corners of the Island and ate exceptionally
|Abby and Grayson at Mayfair Farm, Harrisville NH|
|East Chop Light|
To the Beach
Leaving our car behind, we took the Island Queen from Falmouth to Oak Bluffs and spent the first afternoon relaxing at the beach. With temperatures in the mid 90s at home, we were quite comfortable sharing the ocean’s edge with the scavenging sea gulls.
|The Atlantic Edgartown Ma|
Dinner was at the Atlantic in Edgartown – expensive, but great food and gigantic portions. We all brought home provisions for lunch the next day. The evening was warm and beautiful, great weather for a stroll along the waterfront.
|The Atlantic Line|
|Evening Launch, Edgartown Ma|
|Sea Bass Fillet Menemsha|
The next day, we had time for peaceful walks through the Scrub Oak forest before heading to Oak Bluffs and the cruise back to Falmouth.
We had a lovely time on the Vineyard. It was a chance to relax before the hectic excitement of the big family holiday.
I have added more images from our trip to my growing collection in my