Sunday, December 9, 2012

Welcome.  You have reached A Gator in Maine.

For anyone wondering, circumstances have caused me to put this blog on the "back burner" for a while.  We will continue with an occasional picture change.

Happy Holiday Season, including A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
A Skating Party scene designed by our daughter from our Christmas Village 2012 .
Edited Sunday evening to add:  For anyone interested, there's a fascinating story about Charles Dickens' visit to Portland in March of 1868 on  He was in Portland to read from, what else?, A Christmas Carol.  You can find staff writer Bob Keyes story in the "Life and Culture" section on
From the Dickens' Collection, a portion of our Department 56 Christmas display, is a version of Charles Dickens reading his Christmas Carol.