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

Month: November, 2011

Chestnut

text, haiku and photo by Kristen Lindquist One of my co-workers brought this into the office today: These days, most people would not immediately recognize this as the burrs and nuts of an American chestnut, which was once the dominant tree of Appalachia. For centuries, this tree produced one of the primary mast crops that […]

Maine Sprout

an ongoing essay in sketches by Colin Page On September 30 at 6:11am Elizabeth gave birth to our daughter. 8 pounds 11 and a half ounces. Everything about this experience has been amazing for me.

Free For The Taking

an ongoing search by Shannon Thompson

Touch of Red, Fading

photographs by J.P. Fecteau All photographs © J.P. Fecteau

Maine Apple Tar-Tah-Ta

text by Megan Bedford, photographs by Justin Gove Tar-Tah-Ta: It’s What’s For Breakfast It is 11 o’clock on a dreary Sunday morning and my husband Justin is rooting around the refrigerator for a slice of pizza while our friend Nicholas prepares something that he cannot spell for me. It sounds like “tar-tah-ta.” I’ve had this […]

Ducktrap Salmon

text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist One great thing about my job with Coastal Mountains Land Trust is that every now and then they let me out of the office to spend time on one of our conservation properties. Our Ducktrap River Preserve has long been one of my favorite places. Late this afternoon a group […]

Grand Lake Stream Revisited

text and paintings by Jessica Stammen Last year about this time I traveled up to Grand Lake Stream and spent the day fly fishing with my dad and two brothers.  The impressions of the day resulted in a delight that has reflected off the surface of time here, then there.  I’ve had it in mind […]

Last Sail

photographs by Jim Dugan One backward glance from the season’s last sail on the Schooner Mary Day. More images from this trip can be seen on Jim Dugan’s blog.

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