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

Month: August, 2014

We All Have Our Reasons: #597

Island hopping friends and enjoying the last days of summer: (Photo credit: Anna Wind)

Won’t Be Long Now

photograph by John Ames

Portrait Of Scott

photograph by John Ames Living in Maine is not easy. This lovely man cuts lawns for many folks here in town. He works incredibly hard in all kinds of weather, is always cheerful and scrupulously fair in all his dealings. He is an example to all who know him.

Tuesday Tune: Swarm

photographs and text by Brian Willson This the kind of lovely August Sunday that found me working all morning at the kitchen table, running errands in early afternoon here and there, riding my bicycle up to Camden for a specific bottle of beer and a certain chocolate and walnut brownie at Megunticook Market, and hiking […]


painting by Lily Hamill   Lola, 10″ x 10″ acrylic on wood panel Besides running one of Midcoast Maine’s epicenters of fitness, Lily Hamill paints dog portraits by commission. She’s “ruff” and tough.

Free For The Taking

an ongoing search by Shannon Thompson

Tomorrow Night Don’t Miss The…

For more info, email or call (207) 607-3121. Can’t make it tomorrow night? Visit Summer Work, a pop up art exhibit by Jessica Ives and Margaret Rizzio at The Good Supply, open Wednesday through Sunday, 10am – 6pm, through August 31st. If you enjoy the Tuesday 207 or Dear Maine features on The Maine you will enjoy this show!


photograph and text by Jonathan Ives Standing at the edge of the float, watching my diamond jig dance in the black water was making my neck hurt. “You gettin’ a few?” a man asked, and I turned to see Kendrick standing beside me. He was short, with a small brown mustache. Despite the summer heat […]

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