The Maine
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Won’t Be Long Now

photograph by John Ames

A Kick In The Pants!

photographs and text by Steve Vose It was a long, cold and unforgiving Maine winter, like the kind they had in the days before global warming and Gore-Tex. This calamity of unusual weather weighed heavily on my psyche and was further compounded by my inability to pursue my passion for ice fishing due to a back […]

The Old Apple Tree

text and photographs by John Ames This photograph is of an old apple tree growing on the edge of my brother’s field near Rockport Harbor. A week or so ago, one of its main branches broke in an ice storm and now lies twisted, touching the ground. My brother’s wife will probably get him to cut […]

Marion Cunningham’s Breakfast Apple Pie

photograph and text by Sharon Kitchens This weekend needed some feel-good baking and Marion Cunningham’s recipes have yet to let me down in that department. Pie has always been one of my comfort foods and I have apples to use up from my share in Super Chilly Farm’s Maine Heritage Apple CSA, so apple pie it […]

Tuesday 207

paintings by Jessica Stammen This fall I’ve been grateful to join staff and apprentices at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop on some of their extracurricular adventures. Two weeks ago we went apple picking at Clark’s Cove Farm, admittedly doing more salvaging than picking. Crouched on the ground we gleaning dropped apples in the dappled afternoon light, […]

German Apple Pancake

photographs, text, and recipe by Megan Bedford I woke up early this morning, enjoying the full luxury of Sunday. For some time I pondered a short story I’ve been writing in my head for probably too long now, stretched comfortably across the length of my supportive pregnant-lady body pillow. When the sun rose high enough […]

Apple Picking At Sewall’s

photograph by Justin Gove

Hoping For Apples

by Levi Christiansen and Jessica Stammen This is the last weekend for pick-your-own apples at Hope Orchards. One of my favorite seasons is coming to an end. With the exception of last weekend when I drove to New York City in a car provisioned with Macouns picked the Sunday before, Levi and I have been […]

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