If we give what’s wild half a chance, it will, as these fish teach us, do the hard part.
“Like the turkey vultures, I had come to Maine to make myself a good life.”
Perhaps animals gave us our first lesson in aesthetics, and that’s why we scrawled their images onto cave walls.
Audubon taught me about the splendors of this continent’s wildness and about the human savagery often pitted against it.
We know the dangers amphibians face: the diseases that sicken them, the destruction of habitat, the roads.
Sea vegetables are something Maine is beginning to be known for.
After a brush with tragedy, photographer Rogier van Bakel honored local heroes the best way he knew how.
Author Susan Hand Shetterly’s first Room with a View column.
“As you get older, those seasons accelerate, arriving and departing like houseguests — hardly time to clean up after one before the next one is on the doorstep.”
Joanne Arnold is one of 12 speakers on the bill at this year’s TEDxDirigo, on November 3, at the Portland campus of the University of New England.
The legacies of my generation, individual and collective, will be various: much to boast about and much to be ashamed of.
This November’s midterm elections pit us against each other in ways that seem to have precious little to do with realities grounded in our local and national geographies or their histories.