Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Cozy Harbor

There is actually a dispute as to how this quintessential Maine cove's name is spelled. Gus Pratt, proprietor of Pratt's General Store, maintained it was Cosy Harbor, according to some old navigational charts. A near war broke out when the Department of Transportation insisted on putting up a new road sign, and Gus got to them first. Letters to the Editor were written in protest, and some neighbors broke off communications for a while. Gus remained stubborn. I've seen some of those charts, and the spellers were not all that reliable. At any rate, it is now Cosy Harbor on the road sign, so Gus lives on in the controversy.

No matter, this pleasant spot is my destination for tomorrow's outing.

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