19 April 2011

July can't come soon enough...

  
After a very hectic spring so far and much work-related stress, I can't wait to spend two weeks on an island in Maine this summer. Just us (plus Lucy), lots of books and no TV.




21 comments:

  1. Oh, Thomas!

    That's all I can say!

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  2. Crikey, Thomas! I don't blame you. Looks like its going to be quite a lovely two weeks. I'd be counting down the days :)

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  3. Sounds wonderful! Are you planning your reading list?

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  4. My empathy Thomas. I'm desperately hanging in there for August and our fortnight away for our wedding. Have already started putting books aside for when I'll have time to appreciate them.

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  5. C.J. and I spent a week on an island in Maine a few years ago, with no T.V. just lots of books. One of the best vacations we ever took. You're going to love it.

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  6. Just what you need I suspect. Maine is a personal favorite of mine. I hope you plan on unplugging too. The stress this year for many has been ridiculous. Hang in there!

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  7. oh man, why dont we have house like that in the UK? I love those sun rooms you guys have.

    I quoted you from your W&P review btw on my lasted post on W&P so I hope you dont mind? I did do a link back and mentioned your review.

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  8. That sounds like my idea of a dream vacation -- no sand, not too hot, just relaxing water views and lots of books. I'm envious!

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  9. what a delightful place to stay ,looks relaxing just looking at the picture hope you have a great time ,all the best stu

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  10. Such a beautiful spot! Lucy is going to be all tuckered out by the end of the day with so many new places to explore.

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  11. You're going to have a fantastic time! Reminds me a lot of our place on our Big Lake.
    Islands are special...islands in Maine are super-special.

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  12. July will be here before you know it. Maine is one of my favorite places - I just know you're going to love it! Will you share your reading list before you leave?

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  13. Sounds idyllic! You'll deserve it.

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  14. Oh wow, that looks fantastic!

    I adore Maine and that house on the lake is quintessential Maine.

    It's a wonderful break to look forward too.

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  15. I think I'm be antsy, too! Looks like a perfect place to spend the summer!

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  16. Rachel: I hope you make it up to Maine.

    Nadia: I am trying not to count.

    Ti: The best part is we are driving so I can take as many books as I like.

    Verity: And the stress of the wedding will really require a holiday.

    Coffee: Where are you going for your holiday vacation?

    CB: Good to know. Did Dakota go with you?

    Frances: I think I would like to keep blogging during those two weeks, but I think I need to limit my time online, otherwise it will just feel like being at home.

    Jessica: You have other fantastic cottages in the UK. One of my favorite weekends was spent in a little, cold cottage in Shropshire. Of course I don't mind being quoted.

    Karen: Apparently there is sand at low tide. But I won't let that bother me.

    Susan: Can't wait.

    Stu: Relaxing is what I am hoping for.

    Darlene: We are wondering how Lucy will like the water. We have yet to take her anywhere other than a stream in Rock Creek Park.

    Margaret: And islands in Maine now put me in mind of The Magnificent Spinster.

    JoAnn: You know I love to make lists, but then I am terrible at following them. But I am sure I will make one or two before we go.

    Miranda: We all deserve it.

    Mystica: I hope so.

    Hayley: It does.

    Amy: We moved our dates so we could get this house because it is so quintessential Maine. Many rentals are quintessential ugly.

    Danielle: If only it was all summer.

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  17. I may be biased, as it's where I grew up, but Maine is the best place in the world. Your trip sounds like the perfect vacation.

    - Christy

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