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

Month: December, 2015

Tuesday 207: Year Round

painting by Jessica Ives It’s 120 miles from Popham Beach to Moosehead Lake as the crow flies. The Kennebec River, however, is not a crow. Nor is it all “long quiet waters” as the translation of its Abenaki name or as its placid appearance from Augusta oceanward would have us believe. As Maine was settled by Europeans, nine dams and miles of […]


painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Abby, 12″ x 16″ 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.

Sunrise and Two Lights

by Jim Dugan Every now and then, I wake earlier than I should, glance out the window and think, “It’s going to be a good one.” I grab my camera bag and consider where to go. There are some spectacular sunrises here but I have to say, even the bad ones usually deliver something nice. […]

21 Main

window display by Jo Ellen Designs  

December Haiku

By Kristen Lindquist December 10: No Trespassing So much depends upon the grey-shingled shed full of firewood. December 9: Howe Hill deer track hieroglyphs marking the blueberry field the color purple December 8: Consolation Sunset before 4, glorious hot pink and gold– light another candle.

A Postcard Home

by Margaret Rizzio

On The Lake

by Polly Saltonstall Maine Boats Homes & Harbors editor Polly Saltonstall rows a shell on Megunticook lake in Camden. This is from a day in November: “Two loons followed me for a bit before diving under. Otherwise the only motion on the lake this morning were the puddles made by my oars and the wake […]

Wazzup News, December 10th

produced by Jack Peters Wuzzup News, December 10, 2015 from LCTV on Vimeo.

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