Schooner Eleanor | Kennebunkport

This beautiful ship sets sail from the Arundel Wharf in downtown Kennebunkport, Maine.  The sun was finally shining as we set out to sail during yesterday afternoon, it was nice to feel the power of the wind and the warmth of the sun for a change.  Happy Friday to all – and a special congratulations to my older brother and sister in-law on their baby girl, Norah!!  Happy Birthday Norah and welcome to the world!

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Schooner Eleanor | Kennebunkport

This beautiful ship sets sail from the Arundel Wharf in downtown Kennebunkport, Maine.  The sun was finally shining as we set out to sail during yesterday afternoon, it was nice to feel the power of the wind and the warmth of the sun for a change.  Happy Friday to all – and a special congratulations to my older brother and sister in-law on their baby girl, Norah!!  Happy Birthday Norah and welcome to the world!

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Antique Wooden Model Ship | Ocean Bank

Ocean Bank was founded in 1854 in Kennebunk, Maine.  This model ship was built and held at its headquarters at some point in the late 1800s or early 1900s.  Today it sits in the bank’s lobby at the 325 State St. Corporate Headquarters.  It’s an astoundingly detailed little boat that I take for granted when I walk past it 10x a day, and only thought about it when I overheard a customer admiring it this afternoon.  The bank’s got a lot of history, but still not nearly as much as Portsmouth itself.  New England is old and dense, two features which have in large part spared seacoast NH of the economic woes of overbuilding and the urban sprawl of Florida and California, among others.

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Antique Wooden Model Ship | Ocean Bank

Ocean Bank was founded in 1854 in Kennebunk, Maine.  This model ship was built and held at its headquarters at some point in the late 1800s or early 1900s.  Today it sits in the bank’s lobby at the 325 State St. Corporate Headquarters.  It’s an astoundingly detailed little boat that I take for granted when I walk past it 10x a day, and only thought about it when I overheard a customer admiring it this afternoon.  The bank’s got a lot of history, but still not nearly as much as Portsmouth itself.  New England is old and dense, two features which have in large part spared seacoast NH of the economic woes of overbuilding and the urban sprawl of Florida and California, among others.

Full size here:  FLICKR