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

Month: July, 2014

A Very Bushy Garden And My Pushy Lawn Crew

text and photos by Maine Boats, Homes & Harbor’s Polly Saltonstall It’s that time of year when the garden is growing so fast that I can no longer keep up. Peas finally are done. But beans, beets, peppers, chard, kale, carrots, broccoli, and even eggplant and potatoes are all ready for eating. I checked out […]

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Ives If you really must know, there’s nothing I love more than being in the water all summer long. ​Come September I won’t mind if I’m still dripping from behind my ears; my smile will extend along the entire surface of the lake until it’s simply too gosh darn cold and I […]

Spider Web, Pearl Street

photograph by Jane Kurko

We All Have Our Reasons: #765

Michaela Coleman reminds us of the most urgent, and orienting activities when returning home: Perfect first day in Maine. Picked blueberries on mount Battie then went for a swim in Megunticook. Feels good to be home.  

Gear Drop-off And A Total Freakout

ironmantra by Shannon Thompson I can’t believe how scared I am. Holy shit. My anxiety is off the charts, and it’s over something that is actually of no consequence whatsoever. That’s the part that makes me laugh and keeps me relatively sane. It’s all so freaking absurd, really it is. I mean, COME ON. Yes, yes, […]

Flies and Beetles…

photographs by Justin Gove …the other pollinators.

Trash Bin Abstract

photograph by John Ames


 photograph by Kathi Bahr Friday night surf fishing. Beats the sailor bars downtown. Tonight at least. Popham Beach, ME.

Maine Farmland Trust