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

Tag: work

Fresh Catch

paintings and text by Colin Page Now that things are slowing down in my schedule, I’ve finally found time to do some fun still life projects I’ve been kicking around for a while. I thought it would be fun to paint fish as part of a tablescape. The first challenge was finding some whole fish. […]

Always Working Two Jobs (At Least)

photograph and text by John Ames Here in Maine we always need to be concerned about where our next buck is coming from. As a photographer I loved this sign my wife and I came across today. Talk about ingenuity! Photographs and turkey calls, what a combination!

Drive A Nail On Sunday

an excerpt from Maine Lingo: Boiled Owls, Billdads, & Wazzats by John Gould DRIVE A NAIL ON SUNDAY  That would profane the Lord’s Day, and aboard ship was unlucky. A vessel on which “no hand is asked to drive a nail on Sunday” was taking a landward phrase to sea, and it meant the labors where light on Sundays. […]

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