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

Month: May, 2016

Jessica Ives Show at Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth

Just go see it.

21 Main

display by Jo Ellen Designs

Roller Derby Huddle

photo by Jim Dugan Rockland photographer Jim Dugan was covering the Rock Coast Rollers’ Coastal Chaos roller derby tournament in Rockport last week. He was returning to the building when he saw this scene: the Rock Coast team huddling before a game. “My favorite derby photo so far, with no skates, outside in natural light. […]

Planning Saturday Adventures

by Michelle Smith

Tuesday 207: Waiting For The Ferry

painting by Jessica Ives “Are you ready?” Klaus asked finally. “No,” Sunny answered. “Me neither,” Violet said, “but if we wait until we’re ready we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives. Let’s go.” — Lemony Snicket, The Ersatz Elevator +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine  and jessicaleeives.com. Save thirty percent […]

Andrew, Jamie, & Me

by Scott Kelley When I was 13, I saw the Two Worlds of Andrew Wyeth exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. I saw it a lot, in fact, since my father had recently started working in the city, and the Met was the one place I could be left alone with […]

The Likelihood

photograph by Ruth Griffin I was happy to catch this moment not because I know any thing about fishing — I don’t — but because the one thing I love about taking photos in Maine is the likelihood of encountering others out engaging with beauty and nature in their own ways.

Groaner

from Maine Lingo: Boiled Owls, Billdads, & Wazzats by John Gould GROANER: A foghorn with a prolonged moan and only one tone. A two-toned horn, listed on charts as a diaphone, is called a grunter.

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