a week is a lot of energy

i forgot about the sandsations sand sculpture contest we visited in maine (the day before our last full day in new england).

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it was fairly early in the contest when we stopped by, so everyone was working very diligently! some of the sculptures were taking shape quite nicely.

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anyway, our last full day in new england.

My first Fribble

jason and i made a pitstop at friendly’s so i could try my first fribble. it was pretty good! i was also feeling very low-energy. kinda ready to go home, really. but, we need to get to boston to stay with lynn for an evening. i think we had a pretty early morning flight the next day.

the drive from maine into boston was a little longer than we anticipated so we spent our last couple hours as tourists at the harvard museum of natural history.

Reflection in amethyst

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the minerals and gems room was so cool.

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and of course we had to check out the glass flowers.

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and i had to find all of the kitties in the animal galleries. (kind of a huge museum, really — i didn’t expect so many different exhibits.)

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it was a whale of a time! (haha, get it? that’s a whale skeleton…)

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and we met “john harvard” while we were wandering around.

we met lynn for a tapas dinner at a nearby restaurant, and later i gifted her with a cross-stitch i’d started many, many years ago.

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AND YAY, this concludes my updates for our new england adventure of 2012. we’re off to vegas tomorrow morning! i’m sure i’ll be posting many photos on instagram.