The Maine
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Tuesday 207: Two Thin Blades

painting by Jessica Ives There’s always that first step in skating, from dry ground to slick ice, when it just seems impossible. Impossible that two thin blades of metal will support you, impossible that because its molecules have begun to dance a little slower water will hold you up. – Carol Goodman +++ 207 Paintings post everyish […]

Misty Lake Mornings

Tuesday 207: Full Participation

painting by Jessica Ives My challenge to you here, is to journey into a deeper intimacy with the world and your life without any promise of safety or guarantee of reward beyond the intrinsic value of full participation. – Oriah Mountain Dreamer +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine and Save thirty […]

Good Morning!

photograph by Tom Stammen

The Likelihood

photograph by Ruth Griffin I was happy to catch this moment not because I know any thing about fishing — I don’t — but because the one thing I love about taking photos in Maine is the likelihood of encountering others out engaging with beauty and nature in their own ways.

Maiden’s Cliff January 4

photo by Jamie Bloomquist

On The Lake

by Polly Saltonstall Maine Boats Homes & Harbors editor Polly Saltonstall rows a shell on Megunticook lake in Camden. This is from a day in November: “Two loons followed me for a bit before diving under. Otherwise the only motion on the lake this morning were the puddles made by my oars and the wake […]

From Maiden’s Cliff

photographs by Jamie Bloomquist

Maine Farmland Trust