The Maine
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Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, Maine; August 4, 2014 (Beachcombing series No.79)

photographs and text by Jennifer Steen Booher The Maine State 420 Championships were in Castine last week (a 420 is a kind of sailboat), and my son was competing, so I spent a day on the waterfront, beachcombing and watching the races from afar. The day started out in the low 70s, cloudy and humid with a […]

Scarborough Beach Bounty

photograph by Justin Gove

The Bluffs, Bar Harbor, Maine; April 28, 2014 (Beachcombing series No.75a & b)

photographs and text by Jennifer Steen Booher of Quercus Design Time traveling again, way way back to April 28. Fortunately, I took notes while beachcombing, so I can tell you it was cold out on the Bluffs, overcast with a stiff north wind and rough seas. A few gulls gathered overhead, probably curious about whether […]

Shark Tooth Valentine

photographs by Jennifer Steen Booher cards by Quercus Design Editor’s note: See more at Quercus Design’s Zazzle store!

Advent, Day 18: Ship Harbor, May 25, 2012 (Beachcombing series No.64)

Dear readers, Join The Maine for an adventure a day, each day of this advent season — big or small, by land or sea, with friends or solo, in image or word, exuberant or contemplative, real or conceptual. We live in a state of wonder, its wide open spaces anticipating our hope and joy. Given the unseasonably warm […]

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