The Maine
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Tag: tradition

Sunrise Service

text and photograph by Jonathan Ives I felt more than confused when my alarm went off at 5 a.m on a Sunday. It was still dark outside as I turned my phone off, rolled over, and got ready to sleep a few more hours. One last review before I slid back into a deep sleep […]

Rhubarb Custard Pie

recipe and text by Megan Bedford photographs by Justin Gove June in Maine means rhubarb. While I love this tangy vegetable, I don’t particularly care for the solution that so many pie recipes take, which is to team it up with a load of sugar, or mushy, cooked strawberries, in order to counter rhubarb’s natural […]

Coconut Bunny Cake

text by Megan Bedford photographs by Justin Gove At the risk of turning this blog into the discount bin that appears at Walgreen’s after every major holiday (you know, the one filled with suddenly irrelevant candy canes, heart-shaped boxes, and Cadbury’s eggs) I am going to write about a dessert that I think transcends Easter […]

Easter Egg Raviolo

text by Megan Bedford photographs by Justin Gove I am not a religious person, but I do celebrate good food. This fact is perhaps no more apparent than at Easter.  When I was growing up, Easter ritual meant that it was time to get out the sugared coconut and construct “the bunny cake.” It also […]


text by Maria Simpson for Rockport Marine Since our last post, summer has faded into fall, and frantic pace of the ADVENTURESS project has finally slowed down. The work list, seemingly endless and overflowing on yellow legal pads, has been whittled down to a few items. The boat has traveled to the Maine Boats, Homes and […]

SHADOW, A Spirit Of Tradition Powerboat

3-D modeling and text by Brendan Riordan for Rockport Marine Late last week I went to an event at 10 High Street, an art gallery here in Camden, Maine. I was there to support a friend whose paintings are featured there this month. At one point during the evening, I found myself on the receiving end of […]

Hauling Out

photographs and text by Jim Dugan video links also by Jim Dugan Every year, the windjammers that take tourists for sailing adventures must “haul out” for a few days at least. This is the only time to take care of anything below the waterline. It’s a process of cleaning, repairing and repainting the hulls. Most […]

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