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

Tag: camden hills

Fields Going To Seed, Schooners Wrapped In Plastic

haiku by Kristen Lindquist photograph by Jamie Bloomquist A day of sparrows in fields going to seed leaves red and falling +++ Fall leaves prayer flags. On the front porch Buddha contemplates a pumpkin. +++ Walking through Camden’s Harbor Park and Amphitheatre this afternoon, the signs of coming cold were gathering with the fallen leaves. […]

Good Morning World

photograph by Ingrid Ellison

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Stammen You don’t need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Don’t even listen, simply wait. Don’t even wait, be quite still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice. It will roll in ecstasy at your feet. -Kafka […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #2013.

Morning hike through the clouds, Mt. Battie. Captured by Karen Hansen.


photographs by Jamie Bloomquist


haiku and text by Kristen Lindquist Many years, even decades, ago, there was a landslide up on the north end of the Mount Megunticook ridge line. I don’t remember it happening, but growing up it was always very noticeable from a distance: it left a long stony scar down the upper slope. Over the years […]

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Stammen About this painting: Last weekend I hiked the ridge trail in Camden Hills State Park with Jonathan. Just before we reached Ocean Lookout on Megunticook Mountain I turned back to see the incredible blue of Penobscot Bay rising up through bare tree branches. Jonathan’s hat almost became camouflage; it was as if […]

We All Have Our Reasons: Sandy Hook Edition

A recent photo posted on facebook: falling stars. aching for the lives so brutally taken. (credit: Odette Scott)

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