The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Month: January, 2011

Ingredients: Handcarved Wooden Spoons and Utensils by Bob Matus

Heron Cove Wood Carving Owner Bob Matus interviewed by Sharon Kitchens Product: Hand Carved Wooden Spoons ($20 – 35) What town are the spoons made in? Cushing Where is your workshop (how would you describe it – pristine, cluttered, sunny, dark, music playing, windows open in the summer….)? As far as my shop I guess […]

Winter Ducks

text and photos by Brian Willson If you like stepping into insulated pants, pulling on several layers of warm shirts, zipping up a down-filled jacket, wrapping a scarf around your face, and hiking along ice-caked crags overlooking the roiling ocean—well, winter birding might be right up your alley. Most of us, when we think of […]

Winter Harvest

text and photos by David Homa Happy New Year!  And welcome back winter.  The blizzards like conditions don’t seem to lend themselves to harvesting food.  Rather, huddling next to the wood stove and perusing seed catalogs seems just right.  However, just days ago I was harvesting greens and wild mushrooms.  Winter in Maine is not […]

Many Hands

text and photos by Glen Loper Its the first Friday of the month in Belfast, ME. While local galleries are warmly welcoming people with food and drink on the artwalk, a small crew gathers at the American Legion Hall to clear the dance floor for the family contradance put on by The Belfast Flying Shoes […]

Skateboarding and Broken Toys

text by Jessica Stammen, photos by Antonio Dominguez It could be said that I own some toys.  Nothing big, nothing crazy.  Certainly nothing along the lines of the Whaler or motorcycle that my landlord Mike owns.  And definitely not in quantity enough to compete with my friends George and Eliza who have a shed so […]

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