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

Category: Mainely Daily

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 […]

My Quiet House

by Linda Zeigler In my quiet house I sit like a gray Tabby cat curled into myself on the softest cushion in the sunniest window in my favorite room watching the October sky. Wind swept clouds move like a slow motion story across my mind. Birds flutter round the empty feeder and my lazy heart […]

October Windows

photographs by Linda Ziegler

Good Advice

photo by Linda Zeigler Favorite sign ever at the Camden transfer station.

For A Brief Period In January…

photos and text by Polly Saltonstall For a brief period in January, the ice on Megunticook Lake was skateable. Like moths drawn to a flame, ice lovers converged on the sunlit expanse, in ice boats, on skates and even on wheels. John and I and the dogs skated from one end to the other revelllng […]

Sea Smoke At Sunrise

photo by Jane Kurko Sea smoke at sunrise Minus 13 Fahrenheit Lincolnville Beach February 15 (Presidents Day)

Rockland Pilings

photos by Jim Dugan Sometimes, the best subjects are those we keep revisiting. We look for meaning and inspiration from old friends. For Jim Dugan, the pilings in Rockland harbor, cleared of their floats for the colder months, are winter muses.

In The Mountains

photographs by David Wright

Maine Farmland Trust