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

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Tuesday 207: Not “Board”

painting and text by Jessica Ives Last Saturday was one of the most beautiful days of this epic winter we’ve experienced here in Maine. The sun was shining on the slopes of Black Mountain and all the white that has snowed down around us became a perfect canvas for colorful gear, electric blue shadows, echoing laughter, and a full day of fun. […]

Tuesday 207: Wide & Groomed

painting and text by Jessica Ives Wide and groomed. This painting is for all the first-time snow boarders learning to turn on kind, corduroy bunny slopes. We all remember this honeymoon period. Heal side, toe side, heal side in long, forgiving swoops. Eventually we dare to take the chairlift up to steeper, narrower trails — and we return home with a […]

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 […]

Toward Resilience

photographs by Jessica Stammen Lucky ducky got to work backstage at the 2012 PopTech conference in Camden last weekend and meet some pretty phenomenal speakers! Double amputee snowboard star Amy Purdy and 17 year old gold medal boxer Claressa Shields Ginormous balloon sculpture in the Village Green by Jeff Hackenworth Conference MC Andrew Zolli on […]

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