August 1977



Learning to See

Maine Photo Workshops focuses on perception. By Lois Lowry.

So You Want to Move to Maine?

Some practical advice on buying real estate. By Jay Davis.

Return of the Sailmaker

In East Boothbay, a young man practices an old art. By Alden P. Stickney.

Made (and Mined) in Maine

A tourmaline necklace for the state’s first ladies.

Sarah’s ‘Dear OId Home’

Sarah Orne Jewett’s homestead in South Berwick. By Marie Donahue.

Gardening with Weeds

All will be easier once you learn to love weeds. By Eliot Beveridge.

Odette and We

The saga of a wayward Rolls Royce. By Verna Hobson.

ln Search of Snug Harbors

A cruise down east in Penobscot Bay. By Roger Duncan.

Let’s Go To Riverton!

In Portland, summer fun was just a trolley ride away. By John Paul Heffernan.

His Improbable Majesty, the Moose

Lord of the forest, he flourishes in Maine today. By Lew Dietz.

A Family Affair

Moody’s Diner is Waldoboro’s Route 1 landmark. By Bill Caldwell.


A coastal town of tall towers — and tall tales. By Charles Zurhorst.



Room With A View

Weather is the most important thing in the world to islanders because every time one emerges from the house there is contact with it. By Caskie Stinnett.

North by East

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

Down East Bookshelf

Changing Rural Landscapes edited by Ervin H. Zube

Outdoor Maine

New Fishing Rules in Force at Moosehead Lake


Cover: “Boothbay Harbor” (10″ x 14″), oil on canvas, by Alfred C. Chadbourn of Yarnrouth. A member of the National Academy. Mr. Chadbourn’s work is well represented in private and corporate collections and may be seen on display at Portland’s Barridoff Galleries.

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