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Category: Mainely Daily

Quiet Light On The Breakwater

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

Breakwater In Winter

photography by Jim Dugan Jim Dugan lives in Rockland and tries to walk out the Rockland Breakwater regularly. The recent cold spell kept him from it for a couple weeks. When the weather broke, it was still pretty icy and the path to it was drifted over. Nevertheless, he persisted.

More Light

photo by Joseph Sortwell

Night Hikes

photograph by Joseph Sortwell

Breakwater Evening

photography by Jim Dugan

The Maine Coast Craft School

photo by Jonathan Ives The¬†Maine Coast Craft School Philosophy: A useful, every-day item, such as a spoon, bowl or chair, made by the hands of the person using it or by someone they love, will bring enduring joy and meaning to ordinary tasks. Handmade objects, even very simple ones, are ambassadors of inspiration, artistic expression […]

Oak Seedlings

photo and text by Maine Boats, Homes, and Harbors editor Polly Saltonstall These are not ferns or any other low growing ground cover. Rather they are oak seedlings. The result of last year’s massive acorn drop. I read somewhere that oak trees plan this. They go a 4 or 5 years without producing many acorns, […]

Pilings, Fog, Wake

photos by Jim Dugan I take morning walks with my camera. One foggy morning, I shot these pilings for like the thousandth time. And then thought: This will be even better when the sun tries to poke through. So I went and got a bagel and coffee and came back and waited. The sun came […]

Maine Farmland Trust