The Maine
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Tag: summer

Tuesday 207: Watch Your Step

paintings by Jessica Ives Three dips are better than one. The frigid waters of Frenchman’s Hole renew the spirit again and again. Three paintings are also better than one. Sign up for my occasional newsletter here and receive an email with a special offer to buy all three Watch Your Step paintings for $500.  +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around […]

The Coming Storm

photographs by Brian Willson


photograph by Jonathan Ives


inspiration by Happier Outside Have you ever practiced Grounding? Maybe you have, and you didn’t call it that. It’s the delicious practice of taking your shoes off outside and standing with your feet firmly planted on the earth. It can be in dirt, in sand, in a pile of leaf litter… Better done off the pavement, […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #83

photograph by Linda Zeigler Grazing peacefully as the afternoon glides toward evening. I walked through the woods to watch them. I felt their peace and remembered to breathe in my own.

Summer Dreaming

handmade apparel and styling by Le Bouton Studio Dreaming of Summer. We all are. Summer will arrive, I promise.

Summer 2015 CSA

handmade for le bouton studio’s Summer 2015 Community Supported Apparel white linen box top, citron linen shorts citron linen tie shoulder sundress on seam pockets, straight shape, just below knee length banded skirt in cotton voile print banded skirt in cotton voile print, shown with caftan linen mushroom color caftan v-neck, side vents, center front […]

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Ives I’m working on an essay right now and it ties together thoughts about my current painting practice, quotations by Charles Hawthorn and Barry Lopez, my love of play, and a recent magical visit to Grafton Notch State Park’s Screw Auger Falls. This painting, a memory from that visit, contains all my thoughts expressed in pigment. It is […]

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