We have once again been touched by the spirit of Sabbathday Lake, having been summoned back here annually for almost three decades. There is something magical about this place. We are truly blessed by the spirit of the lake.
This year we arrived in the waning days of June. Summer had just begun and the lake was ringed by trees in various shades of green. Tomorrow we depart for our other home in Maryland and many of those same trees are now a rich palette of golds, reds and yellows. Autumn has always been my favorite season and I am fortunate when I have the opportunity to enjoy it here on the shores of Sabbathday Lake. We are truly blessed by the spirit of the lake.
Sabbathday Lake and New Gloucester, Maine have become our home away from home. The time we spend here is not a vacation in the traditional sense of the word; we are simply living here much as we live in Maryland. We have become a part of the community here. We are truly blessed by the spirit of the lake.
It is sad to say farewell to our friends and neighbors in Maine, most of whom we will not see again until next June when we once again head to these northern climes. We will cherish their friendship throughout the year and we will look forward to seeing them again when we return to this special place. We are truly blessed by the spirit of the lake.
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