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

Tag: winter

Tuesday 207: Beginner’s Courage

painting by Jessica Ives I say to the young: “Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Many a false step was made by standing still. – Fortune cookie +++ 207 Paintings post everyish Tuesday around 5:30am EST on both The Maine  […]


photos and text by Scott Kelley We went to Miami back in December, just before Christmas… it helped get through the dark days. Interestingly, when it’s 80 degrees at 9:00 pm, you don’t bother to notice that it’s also the shortest day of the year. Another curious fact: Brazilian reggae is basically unavoidable in South […]

For A Brief Period In January…

photos and text by Polly Saltonstall For a brief period in January, the ice on Megunticook Lake was skateable. Like moths drawn to a flame, ice lovers converged on the sunlit expanse, in ice boats, on skates and even on wheels. John and I and the dogs skated from one end to the other revelllng […]

In The Mountains

photographs by David Wright

Sea Town

photos and text by Brett Klein SEA TOWN This is a salt steep-cobbled town where every morning the men go down to breathe the sun-wet sea where maples shadow the sloping street and the dawn-cool reek of fog is sweet in the dooryard chestnut tree. This is the place where fishermen stride down to silver […]

Maiden’s Cliff January 4

photo by Jamie Bloomquist

First Snow Of Winter 2015

photo by Jane Kurko First snow of Winter 2015 Closed for the Season: The Lobster Pound, Lincolnville Beach

Tuesday 207: Not “Board”

painting and text by Jessica Ives Last Saturday was one of the most beautiful days of this epic winter we’ve experienced here in Maine. The sun was shining on the slopes of Black Mountain and all the white that has snowed down around us became a perfect canvas for colorful gear, electric blue shadows, echoing laughter, and a full day of fun. […]

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