Monthly Archives: July 2010

What Are The Names of The Children In The New Captain Lord Mansion Garden Sculpture?

Thank all of you who submitted suggestions of names for the children depicted in our new garden sculpture.  We had 99 entries with many folks offering unusual and different names, as well as interesting reasons for each suggestion.  Names people suggested included names of their children, their grandchildren, names of Captain Lord’s family members and other thoughtful ideas such as […]

Where Can You Find The Books in Kennebunkport?

Bev and I are pleased to announce the arrival of Kennebooks, a brand new bookstore which is located on Route 35 on the approach to Kennebunkport.  It was not delivered by the seagull sitting on the roof, but rather by a swarm of construction workers who transformed the building which formerly housed Greg Alexander Gifts.  After Greg closed […]

Where Can You Meditate With The Franciscan Brothers in Kennebunkport?

The Franciscan Monastery is located almost directly across the Kennebunk river from the Captain Lord Mansion.  Bev and I enjoy walking the expansive grounds which includes shaded, wooded paths along the river bank.  There are several shrines located throughout the grounds, including one from the New York World's Fair.  The large piece of statuary, which is […]

What Is One of Rick’s Kennebunk Area Restaurant Raves for 2010?

Bev and I recently ate at a new restaurant named "Local 50" located in downtown Kennebunk, Maine.  It is a refreshing change from the "dimly-lit, romantic, barn-type establishments throughout the Kennebunks.  It is bright and cheerily decorated in shades of grey and silver with chrome chairs and tables.  The food is as refreshing too.  Owners, Merrilee and […]