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Snowshoeing With My Shadow

text by Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors editor Polly Saltonstall Years ago when I got my first pair of snowshoes I thought I would be able to dance across the top of snowy surfaces without sinking down. Not so. Snowshoeing through deep snow — however powdery — while easier than walking in boots, is still a sweaty slog. […]

First Birds

photograph, text, and haiku by Kristen Lindquist At the start of each new year, I like to keep track of the first birds I see. When I got up, a crow flew through the backyard, sweeping past like a shadow against the snow. Nothing new there. Later, on a long snowshoe hike at the Ducktrap […]

Advent, Day 13: In Search Of Snow

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. Last winter team Stammen […]

In Search Of Snow

photographs by Jessica, Gregory and Tom Stammen No snow to shovel. No ice to skate. Tap-tap, crack! Crunch-crunch!  No snow to make snowshoe tracks. ~ I dream of winter zipping, whipping down the hill me, my sled and I. haiku by Gregory Stammen

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