June 1984

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Features

A Ride on the Wild Side

Whitewater rafting, according to those who’ve tried it, delivers the biggest thrill for the money in Maine. By Michael T. Kinnicutt.

The Bed-and-Breakfast Craze

Homeowners around the state are rolling out the red  carpet. By James P. Brown.

Plight of the Least Tern

Besieged by beachgoers, the “sea swallow” digs in for a last stand. By Elizabeth Cary Pierson.

Schooner Boom Down East

Three new passenger ships chart novel cruising courses. By Jay Paul.

On Damariscotta Lake

An eight-page color portfolio captures one man’s “golden pond”. Photographs by Joe Devenney.

In the Wake of Thoreau

A classic author is guide for a classic trip on the Allagash. By George T. Peck.

A  Family Affair

Artist William Gilchrist drew inspiration from his own hearth. By William David Barry.

Making It In Maine

Three more success stories from the Pine Tree State.

 

Departments

Room With A View

I would like to erase from my mind the memory of the chipmunk who despised rain and whom I permitted to come into the house during storms, only to have it move in as a permanent guest. By Caskie Stinnett.

Down East Bookshelf

E.B. White: A Biography by Scott Elledge

North by East

Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.

Along the Waterfront

Dunlop Reaches Mid-Pacific

Outdoor Maine

Stiffer Rules for Atlantic Salmon Scheduled

I Remember

Unseen ‘Things’ on a Maine Vacation

 

Cover: “Picnic at Whaleboat Isle” (33″ x 41″), oil on canvas, by John Muench. The artist, a resident of Freeport, is represented by Hobe Sound Galleries North, in Portland, and Associated American Artists, in New York City.


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