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Ssshhh — listen a moment. The quiet is deafening! Summer’s End. The tourist season has finally ended. Back to solitary days, no traffic jams and best of all, I have the beach pretty much to myself again! Hooray 🙂

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I have been in many places, but I’ve never been in Cahoots. Apparently, you can’t go alone. You have to be in Cahoots with someone.

I’ve also never been in Cognito. I hear no one recognizes you there.

I have however been in Sane. They don’t have an airport; you have to be driven there. I have made several trips there, thanks to my friends, family and work.

I would like to go to Conclusions, but you have to jump, and I’m not too much on physical activity anymore.

I have also been in Doubt. This is a sad place to go, and I try not to visit there too often.

I’ve been in Flexible, but only when it was very important to stand firm.

Sometimes, I’m in Capable.. and I go there more often as I’m getting older.

One of my favorite places to be is in Suspense! It really gets the adrenalin flowing and pumps up the old heart. At my age, I need all the stimuli I can get!

And sometimes, I still think I’m in Vincible… but life shows me I’m just not!!

Have a splendid weekend, everyone!

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It’s finally beginning to look and feel like summer in our neck of the woods! Down in the Cove, the lobstermen have been readying for another busy season, foot traffic has picked up along our beautiful Marginal Way, shopkeepers are re-opening every day, and clearly the bumper to bumper crowds we see each new season has begun.  But who can blame them, as according  to USA Today, Ogunquit has just been named America’s number one ‘Best Coastal  Town’!!

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Though all of we locals are thrilled with the recognition, in the backs of our minds we’re secretly wondering, where will we put this influx of yet more visitors?!

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During the summer months, the population of tiny Ogunquit swells as visitors flock to our lovely pure white sandy beach backed by sea grass-covered dunes along our stunning Maine coast. Before gaining fame as a resort community, we attracted prominent artists, but now, besides gallery hopping, visitors can whale watch, explore the tidal pools and estuaries, kayak, hike, or go deep-sea fishing just off our coast too!

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And no visit to Ogunquit would be complete without a stroll along our breathtakingly panoramic Marginal Way, or a stop into one of the many quaint shops, and you’d be hard pressed choosing just one, from the hundreds of fine dining establishments, our beautiful ‘Village By the Sea’ has to offer. Let the season begin!

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This weekend, we are celebrating beautiful Christmas By the Sea here, in Ogunquit. Activities all weekend long should keep you pretty busy.  Tree lighting, Fairs, Wine & Food  tastings, a parade, and following the parade,  a bonfire down on the beach. And because it’s such a beautiful day today here, it will be a perfect evening for the fireworks display down on Main Beach.

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