Before heading down towards Portland and Boston, we stopped for the night in Rockland, Maine. The nearby town of Rockport has a quaint downtown shopping area and a breakwater path built out into the bay about a mile. At the end of the breakwater there is a lovely lighthouse. A walk along this in the early evening was just the ticket to wind down.
While in Rockport, I was able to meet and buy a book from a local author, Carl Howe Hansen. His book, Destiny, is the story of two brothers who have been brought up in the area to appreciate sustainability on nearby Pine Island. When one of them creates a bacteria to dissolve oil spills and the other comes home after years of dropping out, the story comes together in a crisis of monumental proportions. You will love this story set on Maine’s coast. His characters are…
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