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

Tag: season

Seasons Of The Farm

photo by Lazy Acres Farm

Last Weekend, This Weekend

photographs by Kathleen Buchanan

Fall Blooming

text by Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors editor Polly Saltonstall Some plants, like blueberries, grow faster after they have been pruned or burned. The stress forces a reaction — a frenetic, last-chance, all-out blooming. Fall has that affect on me. Each day of warm sun seems so extraordinary. Each sail out on the bay feels […]

It’s Winter, Let’s Bond

photographs and text by Karen Zimmermann People post photos of their thermometers when it registers minus six, or minus twelve, and there is a heck of a lot of talk about degrees, wind chill factor, frozen pipes, and all the things that accompany record colds. But there is not much whining or self-pity. We live here. […]

4 Days In November

poem by Dave Morrison One and the day came up golden and the sky bright blue steel and the wood rough and sun-warm and the coffee hot, bitter and the day fresh-baked bread and the day un-locked trunk and the day sharp horizon and the day wild horse. Two and the day came up hidden […]


text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist Suddenly it’s feeling like fall around here. I’ve been shivering all day, despite wearing full-length pants and socks for the first time in a few months. I just grabbed another sweater. Yet the golden sunshine of late afternoon glows deeply, filtering through the still-green leaves. Bundled in sweaters, mocked […]

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