I’m Not Sharing!


lobsterOne of our favorite summer outings is boating to a nearby spot for lunch. It could be Castine or Belfast or Tenant’s Harbor where eating on a waterfront deck is one of life’s little pleasures.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANo matter where we go, the joy of sitting under a summer sun and savoring simple but tasty local seafood offerings is a special treat.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANow eating outside is not without its challenges as we are reminded.

gullAgressive gulls trying to snag a morsel keep a watchful eye on every table.  Leaving anything unguarded for even the second it takes to get extra napkins can be very costly!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASometimes the gulls are challenged by a warrior with a powerful water gun, and watching the battle between the two can be very entertaining. Want to make any bets about which comes out the winner?

fried clamsTry as it might to get a bite, I’ll not be sharing even the tiniest morsel of my fried clams with any feathered nuisance.  On a lucky day, the gull might find a crumb left on the table and it’ll have to be satisfied with that!

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17 thoughts on “I’m Not Sharing!

  1. Looks YUMMY!!!

  2. I am green with envy that you are dining on fried clams…they are my favorite food in the world…have to be the full bellied ones, though, not just the strips. Can you tell I grew up in New England!

    1. I’m right there with you and I’ve learned the best places to get them!

  3. Never thought of “water gunning” the gulls! Great idea!

  4. Delicious! Don’t share 🙂

  5. I LOVE fried clams…..and love the young man who is watching out for your food!!

  6. I would love a little bit of that delicious crunch on that plate!

  7. Linda, I wouldn’t share that delicious-looking plate with anyone, persons or fowl!

  8. Oh yum…trade you Vietnamese pho for fried clams and fries? 😉

    1. Would you mind throwing in an avocado smoothie?

  9. Oh my, this looks so good! I also wouldn’t want to share. 🙂

  10. Love fried oyster and clams alike… Look very appetizing… No wonder the gulls want some too…

    1. We are on the same page when it comes to clams and oysters.

  11. Nothing is better than boating to lunch at a seaside restaurant!

  12. Australian seagulls are accomplished food snatchers.

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