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This beautiful stretch of September weather is impossible to ignore. We left our boxes behind last Sunday, and decided to enjoy a family picnic at Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth. MP also wanted to check out the Bite Into Maine food truck, which has received national attention for their lobster rolls, and the progress of The Fort Williams Arboretum.

We brought hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, and fruit skewers along, but MP and DP decided to split a Bite Into Maine lobster roll as an appetizer (we chose a version with wasabi mayonnaise). The lobster roll offered generous pieces of lobster and a hint of spice. The accolades are well-deserved— this roll is the perfect late summer treat.

A gorgeous lobster roll from Bite Into Maine.

A gorgeous lobster roll from Bite Into Maine.

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The team traveled to Boothbay Harbor recently to visit the Maine State Aquarium. The aquarium is small, but the interactive exhibits and the beautiful location make it well worth a visit.

CP#2, who is enthralled with sharks lately, couldn’t wait to see one close up. Not only did he get to see a shark, he was able to pet one in the touch tank (with supervision of course). We learned that chain cat sharks are nocturnal, so CP#2’s new friend didn’t mind being patted at all.

CP#2 visits the 850-gallon tank where skates and cat sharks make their home.

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