Monthly Archives: June 2009

Antidote to Dreich Weather in Maine

Monday, June 29, 2009 The Scots word dreich best describes the weather pattern we’ve endured in Maine since our return from Islay on June 1: bleak, dreary, miserable, dismal and cheerless. According to Bath, Maine Weather, (http://bathmaineweather.com/ ) 7.99 inches … Continue reading

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Tablet …

Friday, 19 June 2009Jacqueline here on ‘Tablet’— One of the Seven Wonders of Scotland.Michael and I first discovered tablet, Scotland’s age old national sweetie, at the village store in Ballygrant on the way to Port Askaig one day. Feeling travel-weary, … Continue reading

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A Few Memories, Faces, and Impressions

In the midst of the stress and turmoil of my job, I find myself missing Islay and wanting to travel back there if only in my memories. Michael and I, by no means, relaxed on our island holiday last month, … Continue reading

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Tour of Bunnahabhain …

Friday, 05 June 2009 It’s good to be home in Kittery again just in time for a beautiful Maine summer and to have returned while so many of our spring perennials and flowering shrubs are in bloom. After catching up … Continue reading

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Videos of events during 2009 Feis Ile

While googling for information regarding a wee cave that I found near Samhchair, I found some videos of the 2009 Feis Ile events on the website for Islay’s newspaper Ileach. FYI, an “Ileach” is a native of Islay. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Back in the USA

It’s about 10:30PM. We arrived back at oor wee hoos in ME about 9PM but needed to run out for some milk, make coffee, unpack a few items, etc. Need to get to bed so we can pick up The … Continue reading

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