The state of Maine is a place of unrivaled beauty in so many ways, but none more eye-popping than the day when, after a hard spring rain, the sun emerges and suddenly, the grass turns a shocking green and the flowers all open to show off their finery.
Such was the day I drove back from Portland after doing a 207 shoot. I had Sugar & Salt books to sell and ended up winding my way down and around the peninsulas around Boothbay Harbor. It’s so rare for me to be exploring our state this time of year what with a schooner to get ready to sail, a household to pack up, girls to organize and crew to train. However, the day was just too much of a gift to not enjoy. And so I stopped, several times, to enjoy and to sell a lot of books too!
Our knitting cruise on the J. & E. Riggin, taught this year by Bill Huntington, is from June 9-11, 2011. Bill owns Hope Spinnery yarns and is a knitting wizard. Last year when I boarded the boat after getting the girls off to school, Bill was surrounded by rosy-cheeked, vibrant women, all clamoring at once to tell me what they’d learned or show me what they’d knit. A happier group I’ve yet to see – loud belly laughs and hands moving furiously were what occupied the galley after dinner that night.
Join us and share in the fun as we sail, knit and eat our way along the Maine Coast! It’s the only trip in June that still has space and from now until June 1st we are offering a Buy One, Get One Half Off Special. Call 800-869-0604 for more details.
If you can’t make this trip maybe our Sept. 5-10 knitting cruise with Maggie Radcliffe fits your schedule.