Daily Archives: September 11, 2015

“Acadia National Park”, Maine — Somesville.

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by Anura Guruge

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>> Bass Harbor Light
>> Thunder Hole …
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Somesville‘, a year-round residential village, is not within Acadia National Park per se (as is also the case with Bar Harbor and the other two ‘Harbors‘). But its is adjacent and you will have to really go the very long way if you don’t go through it trying to get to the western section of ‘the Park’ (on Mount Desert Island).

Somesville, as reflected in the name, is on the shores of the majestic ‘Somes Sound‘, the large fjord that neatly cleaves the Island in half — this also the ONLY fjord on the East Coast. Though small in comparison to ‘Northeast Harbor‘, ‘Southwest Harbor‘ or even ‘Bernard’ you really can’t miss Somesville. It hits you, VISUALLY, with impact of a 2×4 smacking you between your eyes!

It starts with an arched white wooden bridge across a small lily pond — very reminiscent of a Monet. And then you run into the blankets of vivid color, either side of the road, from cleverly planted and expertly tended beds of annuals. It is like ‘Christmas Light Wars’ done with aplomb with flowers. It is breathtaking. Very friendly place too. The residents, quite rightly, are very proud of their village and, of course, realize that they are very lucky to be able to live their — in this wonderland.

These pictures really don’t do adequate justice to this delightful place. YOU have to go see it yourself — ideally in August or early September when the blooms are in their full glory.

‘Star Trek’ Google Doodle Game With Sound.

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by Anura Guruge

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This is an old Doodle in that it appeared on September 8, 2012.


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It was, more or less, displayed GLOBALLY on nearly every country covered by Google.

‘Free The Female Nipple’ Protest Top/Bikini — The Brilliant ‘Tata Top’.

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by Anura Guruge

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Aug. 23, Hampton Beach — Pictures.
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“Free the Nipple”,
NH backfires …

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This is SO clever and so to THE POINT.

I love it.

Talk about making a statement.

I would love to see a bunch of women descending on Gilford Beach (NH) in these to see what the reaction would be.

Yes, in some ways it is ‘regressive’ in that females should NOT have to wear such tops just to exercise a basic right that they DO HAVE — in most place — by law.

That they are supporting some of the ‘female topless’ movements makes it even more laudatory. 

The choice of name intrigues me.

‘Tata’ is ‘dad’ in both Yiddish and my native Sinhalese (though it is sometimes spelt ‘tatta’). Then there is the GIANT Indian ‘Tata Group‘ which among other things now own (my beloved) Jaguar brand.