1 Here I am with Christy and Sarah at the Eden Farmer's Market in Bar Harbor.
2 Native grown and freshly dug new potatoes
3 I really miss my sour cherry trees at my old home on Turkey Hill. I bought some of these and made a sour cherry clafouti .
4 So many fresh, sweet, and juicy red raspberries
5 Beautiful and tender baby zucchini
6 Bread Box Bakery has great stuff.
7 Pull apart breakfast bread - it has brown sugar and cinnamon chopped up into the dough.
8 Bread Box Bakery is a small in-home bakery.
9 Crisp heads of cabbage
10 Nice full heads of oak leaf lettuce
11 Colorful buckets of flowers
12 A very patient and adorable little corgy
13 Skeins of hand-dyed wool - someday I'll find the time to knit!
14 Love this logo
15 Hakurei Turnip are delicious sliced thinly and eaten raw in salads.
16 Such beautiful beets and carrots
17 My shelling peas are finished, but they're still available in Maine!
18 So much amazing produce!
19 It's always great to see my friend Maggie of Smith Family Farm. I love their dairy products. http://www.smithfarmmdi.com/
20 And also the fabulous cheese makers, Anne Bossi & Bob Bowen of Sunset Acres Farm. http://www.sunsetacresfarm.com/
21 Painted Pepper Farm always has great products. http://www.paintedpepperfarm.com/home.html
22 After the farmer's market, we took a drive along the shore to see the amazing rock formations.
23 It's really not a good idea to be standing on the cliffs in inclement weather. People are always warned about rogue waves.
24 Avid hikers were out despite the weather.
25 Pretty, pretty foggy
26 A solitary cairn
27 That water looks so cold, and it is!
28 One of many beautiful stone bridges in Acadia
29 Is it a bird carving?
30 After lunch, we celebrated Cheryl's birthday. Gretchen is setting down a New York style cheese cake, which I made the day before for my new baking show. Happy Bithday, Cheryl!
31 I wonder what Cheryl wished for?
32 I actually baked three of these cakes and each one turn out perfectly - no cracks!
33 Bryan stopped in to give birthday wishes to Cheryl.
34 Kevin and Cheryl
35 After the birthday celebration, we paid a visit to the Wendell Gilley Museum.
36 A great story
37 These are some typical birds made for Abercrombie & Fitch - much too beautiful for just $3.75!
38 A majestic bald eagle
39 And another with baby chicks
40 A common loon
41 A long-billed curlew
42 A pair of marbled godwit
43 An Atlantic puffin - its colorful triangular bill is its most striking feature
44 A belted kingfisher - plunges into water headfirst for fish
45 A great horned owl, one of the largest owls
46 A great gray owl - often hunts by day
47 A barn owl - the only owl with a white heart-shaped face
48 American kestrel - a swallow-like falcon
49 Northern parula - a neotropical migrant that winters in Central and South America and breeds in Maine
50 White-winged crossbill
51 Evening grosbeak - a bird of the north
52 Woodcock - a very elusive species
53 Another woodcock
54 Northern Flicker - in the woodpecker family
55 Green Heron (Upper Left), Common Loon (upper right), Lesser Scaup (lower left), Pintail
56 Upland sandpipers
57 Members of the museum are free to use this terrific woodshop.
58 Basswood is the wood of choice for bird carvers.
59 There are many fine projects going on in the shop.
60 A work in progress