Thursday, June 10, 2010

Let the "touristy" summer begin ...

This past weekend I was planning to take Emily and Mike to the Chowder Fest and Maritime Day celebrations in Portsmouth.  Unfortunately, we weren't anticipating such a high price of admission, and only brought so much cash with us.  While walking back towards the parking garage, we passed by what is arguably one of the more interesting, educational and neat "tourist" type attractions in our area (that is, within 30 minutes of our house) - and it is so affordable, we had the best time ever.   Without exaggeration.

I hope you enjoy a glimpse into our day ... well over 200 photos were taken :) these are a handful of my favorites.

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It's this way daddy, follow those peoples.

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And so it begins!!
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I want one of these, so very badly .. the way the vines climb this trellis - words escape me
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Stopping to sniff the daisies
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and any other flower she came across
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.... Every Family Has a History .... 
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A neat door ... thought it looked pretty cool
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She thought this was a dog house, it's an umbrella stand :)
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Here birdie --- Momma, I'm sneakin'.
She got pretty close to him, and he never flew away ... LOL
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Followin' Daddy <3
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JD . The Strawbery Banke Cat ... we searched for him ALL day.
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They have fairy settings set up in the "childrens garden"
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Making corn meal.
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Cheese Momma <3
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Pretty Fountain at the "governors mansion"
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WHEW what a day :)


2 comments:

J. Burke said...

That looks like a great time! Sometimes we find the best stuff in our own backyard. Great photos!

Amy said...

we had a great time Jo! There are a lot of places we'll be heading to this summer