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  […]

Ready To Go, Triathlon Tourism, & Hugging Some More Olympians

ironmantra by Shannon Thompson All packed. #organized #lakeplacid #holyshit ______ I’m a day or two early arriving at Lake Placid, and the athletes have not yet descended on the town. A band plays on the lakefront for a crowd of locals and normal-looking tourists. But the Olympic speed skating oval is full of Ironman tents, […]

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 […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #6

Recent status update: In the line to ride the t-bar at the Camden Snow Bowl: the only place it is socially acceptable for a 6th grader to ski up next to me and ask if I’m single.

The Loaf

photograph by Emily Qualey Snow!

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