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

Month: March, 2011


text and photos by Brian Willson Working at my desk a few mornings ago I heard the neighborhood crows suddenly begin hollering at something. Typically, this means some kind of hawk has decided to perch in one of the big oaks out back—but in this case I looked up to see three or four crows […]

Aurora Borealis

text by Jessica Stammen top photo by David Wright When massive solar flares erupted the day after Valentines the potential for a rare aurora borealis sighting in Maine occurred.  My friend Kathy texted me with many exclamation points.  “I’m sick,” I texted back.  She replied instantly: “Perfect!  Sun plasma – that’ll cure your cold!” February […]

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