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

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Set The Trap

painting by Jessica Ives text by Jonathan Ives Finding live bait on New Year’s Day was easier than we thought. Pushaw’s Trading Post in Hope sold us twelve night crawlers and gave us directions to a man named Charlie who lived a few miles down the road and has been selling bait since he was four […]

Tuesday 207: Northern Whites

painting by Jessica Ives As I sit here and jot notes about these, my two newest paintings, it is snowing, sleeting, and raining. The first day of spring has come and gone, but it is March in Maine and here we are with weather not quite fit for skiing, but also not quite tempting us to dress […]

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  […]

Cold As A Dog And The Wind Northeast

from Maine Lingo: Boiled Owls, Billdads, & Wazzats by John Gould COLD AS A DOG AND THE WIND NORTHEAST: A most excellent term to show the magic and charm with which Mainers adorn their speech, and the title of a book by Ruth Moore. There is nothing in God’s great world so cold as a short-haired dog faithfully sitting […]

In The Mountains

photographs by David Wright

Maiden’s Cliff January 4

photo by Jamie Bloomquist

First Snow Of Winter 2015

photo by Jane Kurko First snow of Winter 2015 Closed for the Season: The Lobster Pound, Lincolnville Beach

What A Difference The Weekend Makes

haikus by Kristen Lindquist Editor’s note: “Parameters” was written late last week when the poet reflected, “Our physical world, and our psyches, [are] still so bounded by the snow that remains on the ground…and that’s supposed to fall tonight.” The second of these two haikus, “Solar Powered,” was written yesterday, when temperatures topped 60 degrees. What a […]

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