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

Month: May, 2015

Over The Edge

from the EQ

Barbeque Sauce

overheard in portland Exasperated mother to small boy in shopping cart: “You don’t need a bottle of barbecue sauce. What are you going to do with a bottle of BARBECUE sauce?” (Overheard by ETS at Market Basket in Biddeford)

Tuesday Tune: A Month Of Migration

photographs by Brian Willson Alder Flycatcher Black-and-White Warbler Ovenbird Yellow Warbler Chestnut-sided Warbler Common Yellowthroat Field Sparrow Scarlet Tanager Ovenbird Chestnut-sided Warbler Eastern Kingbird Gray Catbird Scarlet Tanager Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Amen Again

photo, text, and coffee by Dan Dishner Good Morning friends from the Coast of Maine. Fresh roasted Amen Again in my cup today. Now that’s what I’m talking about. What’s in your cup? Enjoy the day. — Dan A dark roast using beans from South America, Central American and Africa. This is a smooth cup of […]


poem by Dave Morrison Note from Dave: Dear Friends, two treatments to go. While I’m not out of the woods yet and have plenty of healing to do, I still feel as if I’ve stuck my finger in the socket of gratitude. This is the most difficult thing I’ve ever had to go through, and I have felt […]


painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Moxie, 12″ x 12″ 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. #oneoftheseisnotliketheother #‎dogsofcrossfit #‎pupsandprs


lifting by Lily Hamill

Tuesday 207: Pickup Line

painting by Jessica Ives On Monhegan, overnight visitors to the island are greeted at the dock by a lineup of trucks, tailgates open and drivers waiting. The thing is, only luggage gets a ride up the hill. +++ 207 Paintings post every-ish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine and Save thirty percent on any 4×4 inch oil on panel […]

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