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

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Tuesday 207: Beginner’s Courage

painting by Jessica Ives I say to the young: “Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Many a false step was made by standing still. – Fortune cookie +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine  […]

In The Mountains

photographs by David Wright

Long Pond Mornings: Photos of Acadia’s Quiet Side

photographs by Jim Dugan

We All Have Our Reasons: #…enough already, this is not one of them

A recent photo and comment thread posted to facebook: Commenter 1: Mt. Battie, 10,000 BCE Photographer: This is the snowdrift in front of my house.  Commenter 1: In 10,000 BCE? Photographer: Today. Commenter 1: Oh. Commenter 2: North Face? Commenter 1: And without oxygen tanks! Photographer: We have a really good plow guy. Commenter 3: Is that […]

Tuesday 207

paintings by Jessica Ives Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they’re doing. also Dale Carnegie *** Every Tuesday The Maine will post a […]

The Gentleman

My brother is a Navy pilot and his callsign is The Gentleman. He finished his first deployment this past fall and is currently stationed on base in Washington State. The Gentleman and his back-seater as they fly by Mt. Rainier last week.

The Loaf

photograph by Emily Qualey Snow!

Dirt Roads

text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist This past weekend up at Baxter my husband and I were talking about how one of the reasons mountains are such sacred spaces is because they have the power to create their own weather. As I was driving down the long, winding dirt road to my sister and brother-in-law’s […]

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