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

Month: February, 2018

Quiet Light On The Breakwater

photography by Jim Dugan Sometimes a bit of cloud filtering the sunlight is a good thing.

Main, the

from Maine Lingo: Boiled Owls, Billdads, & Wazzats by John Gould MAIN, THE: The mainland. Early European fishermen found the offshore islands of Maine, and beyond them the main, which explains the state’s name. James Rosier, official scribe for the George Weymouth expedition of 1605, says as much: “Our captaine discovered up a great river trending alongst into the […]

Too Much Of A Good Thing

text and photograph by Jonathan Ives Two times a week I work at the Camden Snow Bowl teaching fourth graders how to snowboard. The hardest part of the day is not learning how to get on the chairlift or how to move with one foot strapped in. It’s when the kids change out of their […]

Wild Caves

original song by The Oshima Brothers filmed at sunrise in Belfast  The Oshima Brother’s will be performing live tonight, Thursday February 1, at 7pm at The Camden Public Library. Please join us!

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