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

Month: June, 2013

A Postcard Home

postcard designed and sent by Margaret Rizzio

Tuesday Tune: Song of Summer

photograph, video, and text by Brian Wilson Deep in our shady summer woodlands these days, if you take a moment to listen, you’re sure to hear a lazy, pensive, almost melancholy sound: a slow, slurred whistle that echoes through the trees. It’s the song of the eastern wood-pewee, a dull-colored, inauspicious-looking little flycatcher. If you can […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #122

photograph courtesy of Anna Flynn

Ans & Others, My Silent Friends

text by Karen Zimmerman A family group peers at the camera, dressed in their Sunday best. This photo is a souvenir from Sharon Springs, New York, a town that has seen better days. Sharon Springs is a bit rough, just like the unfinished lathes that frame the picture. There are seven people in this photo, […]

Free For The Taking

an ongoing search by Shannon Thompson

First Green Salad From Our Little Urban Garden

photograph by Justin Gove

Rhubarb Custard Pie

recipe and text by Megan Bedford photographs by Justin Gove June in Maine means rhubarb. While I love this tangy vegetable, I don’t particularly care for the solution that so many pie recipes take, which is to team it up with a load of sugar, or mushy, cooked strawberries, in order to counter rhubarb’s natural […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #3489

Recently on Lily Hamill‘s instagram feed: That would be a mature doe swimming across the Keag.

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