Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Boat Launch

There's a new boat launch on Sebago Lake in Standish this summer. The last time I photographed here, it was January and there was nothing to look at but ice fishing shacks. Now, this is quite a change, for the better I might add. Hate fishing in the winter or in the spring with the bugs! Boats and dogs, I have neither. It's my struggle in life. As a child, I wanted a dog. Mom said, "Wait til you get older and married, and then you'll get your dog." I married a wonderful woman, but to put it nicely, she has no interest in having any pooch around the homestead. Kind of ironic, but I can handle it. Love cats anyway! Now as for the boat issue, they say the two best days in a boat owner life is the day they buy their boat and the day they sell it. I'm resigned to the fact, that'll I'll experience neither in my lifetime. Hey, I can live with this too. You see, at the heart of the matter, I'm really an easy man to please!

4 comments:

  1. You're darned right! If dogs were as smart as cats it would be a different story. And as far as the boat is concerned, go ahead, but you'd be in charge of the whole thing....ha ha
    Love ya!!

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  2. Marchin O'NeachtainJune 17, 2009 at 6:36 AM

    When I see this picture I think of two things: Frye's Leap and The TV tower in the distance. When the WGAN tower was constructed in the 60's, at one time, was the tallest structure in the world. I remember dad loading up the station wagon and bringing the family to see it. It was a hot summer day and we drove up Rt302 to Raymond and veared off a dusty dirt road to the viewing area.....bumper to bumper traffic. Sort of reminded me of "Field of Dreams", you know, "if you build it they will come."

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  3. You've caught this at such a great angle. Feel as if I could run down the pier and take off in flight. I love when E leaves a comment. I'm glad you both feel that way about cats. It could be enough just to have a friend with a boat, right?

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  4. Love this shot! When I look at this I feel the same way as Brattcat. You just want to run down the dock and take off!!

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