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

Tag: spring

Tea Time

photographs, video, and text by Brian Willson The towhees were singing this morning at Beech Hill. “Drink your tea!” all over the place. I put together a little video. I also got a look (or listen) at three first-of-year species—including a Black-throated Green warbler, which was wholly unexpected and seemed kind of early, actually. Third […]

Bird Song

haiku and text by Kristen Lindquist I heard the song of the Black-and-white Warbler, which sounds like a squeaky wheel turning, on my walk to work this morning. One of the earliest warblers to arrive each spring, this was the first one I’d heard this year. Warbler song– the warmest weather rolls in on its […]

Spring Melt in Acadia

Jim Dugan first photographed this waterfall on Mt. Desert Island over 20 years ago. He’s never seen it roaring as it did this spring.

Pool’s Open

photograph by Susan Williams

We All Have Our Reasons: #75

A sure sign of spring in Maine: the local ice cream shack opens before a single leaf buds on any tree. Thanks to Lianne McCluskey for this shot.

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 […]

Tuesday 207: Spring Skiing

painting and text by Jessica Ives Saddleback was magic on Sunday! +++ Every Tuesday morning The Maine and jessicaleeives.com will post a new 207 Painting for sale. For a limited time these small works, each 4 x 4 inches on cradled birchwood panel, will be available for the special price of $207! Click on the image above to access the painting’s sale. New […]

Spring Garden

photographs and text by Jo Ellen Designs Until the snow melts and reveals my garden we are feeling very heartened by these colorful wooden veggie ornaments! They come in Orange Carrot, Purple Turnip, Pink Radish, and Tall Red Beet and are available online here. Happy Spring!

Maine Farmland Trust