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

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Seasons Of The Farm

photo by Lazy Acres Farm

Cold As A Dog And The Wind Northeast

from Maine Lingo: Boiled Owls, Billdads, & Wazzats by John Gould COLD AS A DOG AND THE WIND NORTHEAST: A most excellent term to show the magic and charm with which Mainers adorn their speech, and the title of a book by Ruth Moore. There is nothing in God’s great world so cold as a short-haired dog faithfully sitting […]

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 […]

Rough and Tough: Ralph

painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Ralph. 2015. Acrylic on wood panel. 8 x 8inches. Besides running one of Midcoast Maine’s epicenters of fitness Lily Hamill paints dog portraits by commission. She’s “ruff” and tough.

Abby

painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Abby, 12″ x 16″ acrylic on wood panel  Besides running one of Midcoast Maine’s epicenters of fitness Lily Hamill paints dog portraits by commission. She’s “ruff” and tough.

Gus

painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Gus, 12″ x 12″ acrylic on wood panel  Besides running one of Midcoast Maine’s epicenters of fitness Lily Hamill paints dog portraits by commission. She’s “ruff” and tough.

Hancock Pond, Part II

photographs via Tons Of Land

Bosley

painting & lifting by Lily Hamill Bosley, 12″ x 12″ acrylic on wood panel  Besides running one of Midcoast Maine’s epicenters of fitness Lily Hamill paints dog portraits by commission. She’s “ruff” and tough.

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