Jim Cassidy of Turner hikes the Homestead Trail on Oct 14 at Androscoggin Riverlands State Park in Turner. The avid hiker says he used the park’s trails to train for his 500-mile, 42-day hike along the Camino de Santiago route in 2012. The pilgrimage starts in France and ends in Spain. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Marilyn Reynolds takes a dip Oct. 13 in Thompson Lake at Pismo Beach in Oxford, where she is celebrating her daughter’s birthday after a picnic lunch. “It’s really nice — about 60 degrees, judging by what our pool used to feel like about this time of year,” Reynolds says of the lake water. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Levi Mailhot hits a pine cone pitched Oct. 11 by his great-grandfather, Wayne, at Lakeview Fields, off Garcelawn Road, in Auburn. The two bring two bags of pine cones mixed with many balls of varying shapes, colors, sizes and weights so Levi can keep hitting without having to shag balls. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

NYA/Wayneflete goalie Elliana Howerton-Lynch boots the ball Oct. 14 during a field hockey game against Saint Dominic Academy in Auburn. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Oak Hill High School’s Rachel Duguay, right, heads the ball Oct. 13 as Mount Abram’s Emily Pillsbury keeps her eyes peeled during a match in Wales. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Summit Woodcock, right, of Livermore, her 12-year-old sister, Scout, and Lydia Plancon, 6, of Chesterville wash and hang laundry Oct. 10 during the Rally for Norlands at the Norlands Living History Center in Livermore. The Norlands volunteers use a washboard to clean the clothing. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Michael Reed of Durham speeds Oct. 15 down Route 136 in Durham in his three-wheel Velomobile. The aerodynamic shell covers a recumbent tricycle. It was a human-powered vehicle until Reed recently installed an electric motor. He says he does not go fast and keeps flashing lights and safety flags on it at all times. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

Mike Aube, left, of Auburn and Frank Moore of Topsham fish for bass Oct. 10 during the 27th annual Bronzeback Open on the Androscoggin River in Turner. The tournament is held every year in memory of Dan Roy Sr. and Denis Grondin, who were involved with the Bronzeback Mainiacs, the bass fishing club that hosts the event. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

A man rides a personal watercraft Oct. 11 across Lake Anasagunticook in Hartford. The nearly 2-mile-long body of water, also known as Canton Lake, lies partly in Canton. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

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