Midcoast lens: Not winter yet?

Dec 18, 2013
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham Ella Gaudreau, 6, of Rockland enjoys a refreshing lick of snow while taking a break from sledding at Snow Marine Park Dec. 18.

The snowstorm Dec. 17 dumped more than 10 inches of the powdery stuff on top of the covering the Midcoast saw on Dec. 15. The first day of winter is Dec. 21.

Vernard Mossman of Rockland did not seem to mind the head of snow he gathered after a run down the hill at Snow Marine Park Dec. 18. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Frank Finson gives Vernard Mossman and Stephen Finson, 7, a hefty push for their journey down the hill at Snow Marine Park in Rockland Dec. 18. The more than 10 inches of powdery covering gave the adults the perfect excuse to take a few runs to pack it down. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Three-year-old "Bray-Bray" and her brother Hunter Marr, 9, do their fair share of clean up before playing in the snow Dec. 18 on Waterman's Beach Road in South Thomaston. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Snow-laden trees make a nice frame for this picture of a lobster boat resting in a cove on Spruce Head Island Dec. 18. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
A lone lobster vessel glides along the frigid waters off Spruce Head Island following a snow storm Dec. 18 that dumped more than 10 inches on the Midcoast area. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
This was a familiar scene Dec. 18 following a snow storm that dumped more than 10 inches of powdery white stuff over the Midcoast area. Firefighters were seen throughout the area digging the hydrants out in case they are needed. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Comments (4)
Posted by: Bonnie Gamage | Dec 19, 2013 14:29

Beautiful pictures!

Posted by: RUTH ROWLING MAXFIELD | Dec 19, 2013 12:02

Ohmygosh!!!  Simply spectacular Beth!!!  You just get better and better!!!!  Keep 'em coming!

Posted by: Dorothy Ann Annis | Dec 19, 2013 09:50

Great photos! Dottie Annis

Posted by: Mary A McKeever | Dec 19, 2013 08:56

As usual, pictures by Beth are beautiful. I love snow for Christmas!

Mickey McKeever

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Beth Birmingham
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington, and Thomaston and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys running and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 13.

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