The Maine
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Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Stammen About this painting: Some summer days are clear and hazy at the same time, contradictory conditions that charge the air with an extra measure of wonder. One day, nestled close to the surface of the water we could feel the atmosphere close around us as we paddled along the Pemaquid River to […]

Tuesday 207

paintings by Jessica Stammen About this painting: Like any small business owners in the state of Maine my parents know how short, intense, and important the summer season is for their livelihood. My mom’s store in Camden is a beautiful place — but so is Megunticook Lake, just a two mile drive from town. Even […]

Muscongus Sunday Afternoon

photographs by Jim Dugan

We All Have Our Reasons: #775

Recent “Epic Summer Sunday” photo album post: Sunday morning, I got up early and hiked up Mt. Battie. Then swam in Lake Megunticook (no pictures but trust me, you don’t want to see me skinnydipping). Then breakfast at Boynton-McKay (and had them make a lunch for me to take). Then paddled three-plus miles to Mark […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #523

Recent email from a friend in New York City, with subject title “Maine on My Mind:” ok- so pam’s folks are leaving their long time home in Long Island to move to Virginia. why? nobody knows. what does this mean? It means they are even FURTHER from their home in Maine. what does THAT mean? […]

“Skiing” Penobscot Bay

photograph and video by Thorfinn Expeditions text by Thor Emory This morning I grabbed our Epic V-8 surfski and headed out for an hour and a half. I intended to just travel around my buoy loop off Lincolnville Beach but as I paddled into the freshening NW breeze, I was enticed to run off across Penobscot Bay for the […]

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