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

Tag: water

New At Every Moment

painting by Jessica Ives But of all the water’s secrets, he saw today only a single one — one that struck his soul. He saw that this water flowed and flowed, it was constantly flowing, and yet it was always there; it was always eternally the same and yet new at every moment! Oh, to be able […]

River, Branch, Sluice


photo by Jim Dugan I was out for a sunrise walk in Rockland. The water was glassy, reflecting just the right mixture of clouds and sky. Then a lobster boat went by, throwing up a perfect wake. As I was photographing, a cormorant (locally called “shag”) surfaced.

Tuesday 207: Dwelling

painting by Jessica Ives A house is a dwelling. So is the body. Monhegan’s Red House was the island’s first home and because of excellent craftsmanship, great care, and unique character it has withstood time and the elements since 1790. The human body, likewise, is built to last. What can we do to take great care […]

Tuesday 207: Looking & Feeling

paintings by Jessica Ives “What makes treatment with water so unique is that it is always as available as the nearest running water. Moreover, water therapy is painless, and hundreds of different health problems can be treated immediately, naturally, and at little or no cost. Water therapy can stop a cold before it starts, help overcome […]

Acadia: Back To The Waterfall

photography by Jim Dugan Jim keeps going back to the same waterfall. Year after year. This year, not so much snow but nice ice.

Tuesday 207: Mostly Water

painting by Jessica Ives We are, in fact, mostly water. As terrestrial organisms we may live on solid ground and breath air, but as a collection of individual cells we still live within the same liquid medium from which we emerged. Every organ and system in the body supports in some way the containment, the […]

Hancock Pond, Part I

photographs via Tons Of Land

Maine Farmland Trust