Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Lupines in bloom

Can there be any more of a beautiful place than Maine in the summer?  Especially in June when the lupines are in full bloom and the morning air is crisp with earthy smells of a beginning day.

I have really never been a morning person, but now with puppies, that has changed.
I guess that is good.

I always wanted to rise with the sun, but the warmth and comfort of a soft bed always won out.

Nowadays, the sounds of whining pups that will soon turn into ear-shattering barks should I not move fast enough, rule my world.

But I have adapted.  
Especially here in Maine 
when we have these gorgeous views to take in.

Lucy and Harry enjoy their morning and evening walks.  
They especially like it when we arrive at the beach.
As you can see below, Lucy goes rather spastic
running in the sand.
Harry, on the other hand, is too busy looking for 
some morsels in the seaweed.

But we wrap up our walk taking in the harbor 
and lingering in the morning dew.

 Now if I can just get them to chill out after their walks
so I can enjoy my morning coffee on the patio,
life would be almost perfect.



Kerri Farley said...

Oh what lovely views ....and two sweet pups to share them with you :)
Great post!!

Tabor said...

Lovely. I was there once a long time ago in early summer and really loved it.

Brian Miller said...

ah so vibrant a world you live in...i wanna follow that wood trail..

Out on the prairie said...

Very nice blooms, I have one in my yard

Evelyn S. said...

Nothing like "children" to give you a new perspective on things! :-) It is truly beautiful there, though!

Sylvia K said...

I do agree with Evelyn about the new perspective, but those "children" do have a way of making life even better! I do miss miss my Sam Schnauzer so much!! Beautiful place to walk and gorgeous vies plus lovely flowers! Doesn't get any6 better!! Hope your week is going well, Reena!!

Daryl said...

they are adorable …

Rose L said...

One time my husband was driving us home on back forest roads after having camped at Timothy Lake (Mt. Hood area) and we rounded a corner to see a field literally filled with lupine in a variety of colors! I was so amazed at the beauty and how many there were!!

Rose L said...

One time my husband was driving us home on back forest roads after having camped at Timothy Lake (Mt. Hood area) and we rounded a corner to see a field literally filled with lupine in a variety of colors! I was so amazed at the beauty and how many there were!!

Lisa Gordon said...

Summer, winter, or anytime, Maine is just the best.
These photographs are beautiful, Reena, and I am glad that you are enjoying your time there.

Bill Lisleman said...

Those flowers (lupines) always have me imagining that I'm a lilliputian and those are trees.

Country Girl said...

I can't wait to be there!!


Country Girl said...

I can't wait to be there!!


grammie g said...

HI Reena...Just gorgeous our Maine coastal area, and those lupines are happily blooming away!!
You have two cuties there, and I bet they give as much pleasure as they are work : } !!


Anonymous said...

Looks like your new babies are going to have fun in Maine. Beautiful photos.

Ross said...

Isn't it great to have summer back again! Fantastic photos! Looks like such a great walk to start off any morning. Hope life finds you doing well!

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For the first time in my life, I'm heading to Maine. In a matter of days, we will search for new life and civilizations:) I cannot wait to see this place. I've heard so much about it:) And now I'll be able to try something called a Lobster roll? Anyhow, beautiful scenic pics!

Liza said...

Love that foggy picture. I'll be in Maine in two weeks. Can't wait!

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bobbybegood1 said...

not a morning person? dont you have children, reena? did they go to night school as children? - LOL! i know your whole life can change when they grow up and leave home. more time, money, energy. anywho, those two look so cute. glad they have each other to grow up with. cheers!!

Unknown said...

I'd love to visit there some day! These images are very nice!!

Betty Manousos said...

happy 4th, reena!!


S. Etole said...

The colorful lupines bring back memories of living in Washington State. Hope your little puppies are bringing much joy to your life.

Angie said...

What a beautiful place---what a beautiful blog---but my most favorite of all??? Those adorable adorable puppies!!!!! Yes, I am owned by a wienie dog and a wienie dog/something mix. :D

Karen thisoldhouse2.com said...

Beautiful photography! New to your blog, I've come over from Kates!

Dan said...

I know exactly what you mean regarding your pups. We have two now... Molly (20 months) and Abby (8 months). Two very different personalities, yet very loving.

Pat Tillett said...

Pups are work, but the reward is unconditional love.
As always, gorgeous photos...

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