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Dooryard Visit

an excerpt from Maine Lingo: Boiled Owls, Billdads, & Wazzats by John Gould DOORYARD VISIT: Or dooryard call. Although still used with automobiles, this meant a buggy visit when the occupants didn’t descend to come into the house. It was a neighborly call, in passing.


painting and text by Colin Page I painted this recently from a photo. I found this spot as I walked up to paint a street scene in Maine with my friend Anne Blair Brown. We were painting around Boothbay Harbor with a group of her friends from the Plein Air Painters of the Southeast. I […]

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