Memorial Day

Old Orchard Beach had it’s Memorial Day parade on Monday.  It was a warm, sunny day compared to a very wet and cool weekend.  The turnout was impressive, as were the participants.  We… Continue reading

Mother’s Little Helpers

The Mother’s Day tradition carried in 2013, as the kids picked out some annuals for Raina.  The new twist this year was they they planted them (intead of me!), which made it an… Continue reading

Full Bloom

The arrival of spring in Maine has brought out early blooms.  I was able to get out today and capture tulips and daffodils in full bloom at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco.  A… Continue reading

Spring in OOB – Part III

With each passing day, there has been plenty of sunshine and warmth.  The grass is greening up, daffodils are in open, and a myriad of other blooms have pushed through the last vestiges… Continue reading

Play Ball!

Spring-time in our family means it’s time to play ball. Growing up, some of my fondest memories revolve around the game of baseball. From Little League to Mickey Mantle, middle school and high… Continue reading

My Space

With my limited ability to venture out right now, I decided to take a grand adventure…out my back door.  Our house is on a relatively large piece of property (as far as Old… Continue reading

Spring in OOB – Part II

With the help of my driver (aka Raina, my loving wife!), I was able to venture out into the sunshine and around town.  Thanks to the great weather we’ve been having, life has… Continue reading

Insomnia and the Law of Unintended Milkshakes

So, I’ve discovered that one of the side affects of prednisone happens to be insomnia, and that  it has a negative impact on ice cream.  Strange, I  know, but I’ll show you the… Continue reading

Spoke too soon…

OK…after a few revisions and some minor tweaks (basically, I started from scratch and redesigned the whole thing) I now think I have finalized what I want my blog to look like and… Continue reading

Spring in OOB

The goal of this project is to document the change of season in a resort community.  Old Orchard Beach, a small town on the coast of Southern Maine, is also known as the… Continue reading