Better Late Than Never . . .

Last week my blogmates posted gorgeous photographs of their winter worlds. I tried to add a few of my own, but thanks to the vagaries of WordPress (a blog post all its own) they disappeared into the ether.

I was disappointed, because I had a bunch of good ones to share. Then I realized today’s post was coming right up. Better late than never, as my Mom used to say. (She was prone to tardiness, and always said that in a self-forgiving tone, also a whole ‘nother blog post.)

If you follow this blog on a regular basis you know that Diane and I are inveterate beach walkers, and it will be no surprise that the images that follow are from Maine beaches, most taken this year, but a few from past years. Enjoy!

A few of the hundreds (thousands?) of quahogs that washed up on Pine Point Beach after a storm in early December.

Lost glove.

You have Popham Beach pretty much to yourself in the winter.

The wind howls at Ferry Beach in Scarborough

Stove-up traps, waiting for their owner to come fetch them off Scarborough Beach

The winter marsh holds its mysteries close.

Sea and sky shimmer late on a December afternoon.

A sunset looking across Allen Cove in Brooklin toward Mount Desert Island.

Me, in my happy place, wishing you a wonderful 2021.

Happy New Year to my blogmates, and to all readers and friends of the blog!

Brenda Buchanan brings years of experience as a journalist and a lawyer to her crime fiction. She has published three books featuring Joe Gale, a newspaper reporter who covers the crime and courts beat. She is now hard at work on new projects. FMI, go to

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14 Responses to Better Late Than Never . . .

  1. kaitlynkathy says:

    Lovely pics, Brenda, deserving of a post of their own. Happy New Year to you and Diane.

  2. maggierobinsonwriter says:

    Beautiful way to wake up! Thank you!

  3. susanvaughan says:

    These are beautiful, Brenda. Definitely better late than never. Thanks.

  4. David Plimpton says:

    Thanks, Brenda, for brightening these dark days.

    And, despite the challenges remaining, dare I sing, “Happy Days are Here Again”, FDR’s campaign song? . .


  5. Charlene says:

    Photos like these remind us of why we live in Maine year ’round! Thanks for sharing.

  6. Vicki Erwin says:

    So beautiful. Especially loved the sunset pic.

  7. Great photos. I’m staying inside, however.

    • Brenda Buchanan says:

      I’m sure it is lovely to stay inside and watch the birds flocking around your feeders, nice cup of tea in hand and a good book, too.

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