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

Month: March, 2014

Spring Please!

handmade clothing by Lisa Dorr of Le Bouton Studio


poems by Dave Morrison Editor’s note: Just picked up our copy of Dave Morrison’s new collection of poems from the Owl & Turtle Bookstore in Camden. The oldest year-round bookstore in town is trying new things! They’re now hiring for the barista position for their new coffee bar.

Found In A Snow Drift

photograph, haiku by Kristen Lindquist Milkweed pod– an empty boat drifting to winter’s end.

Frank Sumatra

photo, text, and coffee by Dan Dishner Good Morning from another cold one here on the Coast of Maine. Currently we have 10 degrees with snow in the forecast for tomorrow. I’m not going to let it bother me and to prove it, my Coffee of the Day is Frank Sumatra. Enjoy the day.  -Dan Frank […]

Tuesday 207

paintings by Jessica Ives Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they’re doing. also Dale Carnegie *** Every Tuesday The Maine will post a […]

Maine Maple Sunday

photographs by Jim Dugan The best thing about Maine Maple Sunday is standing in that sweet steam. The worst thing is all the frost heaves on those backroads.

Tooth Twine

via the EQ “I soon realized I had made no mistake in my choice of a wife. I was helping her pack an overnight bag one afternoon when she said, ‘Put in some tooth twine.’ I knew then that a girl who called dental floss tooth twine was the girl for me.” —E. B. White, […]

Tuesday 207

paintings by Jessica Ives At midday she can close her eyes and almost feel spring. His eyes chase fading light to the horizon as a chill settles over the surface of the lake once again. *** Every Tuesday The Maine will post a new painting by Jessica Stammen. These small works, all 4 x 4 inches on […]

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