Hi From Maine!

Hellooooooooooooooo!!  Exactly 36 hours ago, we set out for Maine.  The trip was grueling, although traveling with one was certainly a treat.  Somehow we managed to take two wrong turns and several wild goose chases, and then we were treated to a massive traffic backup at the NH tolls.  As a result, the 10 hour trip took 12 hours. Joy.

Through it all, my daughter was a dream, so I really can’t complain, but by the time we pulled into the drive to the lake house, I would have been happy not to see the inside of a car again for at least a week.

It was cloudy and chilly but I arrived to find my kids and my father in the lake, and my 2-year-old was anxious to join them, so I found her swimsuit in the rubble of the luggage and put it on her.  They had a blast and seemed oblivious to the temperatures.  Good thing they’re warm-blooded, that’s all I know.

Today we braved a torrential thunderstorm to go to lunch at a local restaurant, and then I came home and enjoyed a nice long nap with the sounds of raindrops beating down on the roof and the warmth of a two-year-old cuddled up against my back.

I just got online to see what’s going on in Internet-land, but our connection is painfully slow, which is probably a good thing.  It rather discourages one from spending inordinate amounts of time surfing the Web.

I haven’t had any lobstah or clam chowdah yet, but that’s on my agenda for tomorrow.  That and another nap.  I’m all about having goals.