Farmstead at the Crossroads
A Gorham family with a proud heritage looks to the future. By John Lovell.
And a Partridge in a Pine Tree
Birders brave the elements on the Christmas Bird Count. By Liz Cary Pierson.
Portland’s Unsung Musical Treasure
The king of municipal organs rings in the season down east. By Gloria Hutchinson.
After the Storm
Photographic essay. Text by Lew Dietz.
The Sweet Taste of Success
Sugarplum dreams come true at Len Libby’s. By John Merton.
An Education at Sea
Captain Walter Mallett’s letters home recall days of sail. By Richard P. Mallett.
Room With A View
I’m a conscientious objector to killing animals and I refuse to do it, but I don’t attempt to force upon my neighbors this point of view. In the first place, they wouldn’t pay any attention to me if I did, and secondly, they usually hunt for food rather than whatever sport is involved in blowing a rabbit apart with a twelve-gauge shotgun. By Caskie Stinnett.
Traveling Down East
Maine’s Snow-Country Inns
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Rabbit Nibbles Lily Pad, Gets Fighting Mad
Down East Bookshelf
Sarah Walked Over the Mountain by Ruth Moore
Striking it Rich in Monument Square
Cover: “Bass Harbor” (12″ x 15″), oil by Tom Schenk. Mr. Schenk’s paintings, many of which portray the various moods and locales of Mt. Desert Island, may be seen at his Southwest Harbor gallery.