Down East August 1982

August 1982

The table of contents from the August 1982 issue of Down East.


By the Sea, By the Sea

Maine’s handful of beaches are a prime summer attraction. Photographed by Stephen O. Muskie.

Bye-Bye to the Beaches?

Sandy shores are retreating under the onslaught of man. By Robert Deis.

Down East Cookery — Maine Lobster

A secret revealed: the only way to prepare a lobster. By Davis Thomas.

At Home in Penobscot Bay

Robert Indiana, now of Vinalhaven, readies a major exhibition. By Edgar Allen Beem.

Such, Such Were the Joys

Pursuing “the simple life” during Bar Harbor’s cottage era. By G.W. Helfrich and Gladys O’Neil.

An Adventure that Makes a Difference

Outward Bound with Charlie York Watch in a pulling  boat. By Clinton W. Trowbridge.

Moosehead’s Many Moods

Maine’s largest lake retains its timeless beauty. Photographed by Kip Brundage.

Making It In Maine

Four more success stories from the Pine Tree State.

George Bush Sleeps Here

The Veep’s hideaway estate creates a stir in Kennebunkport. Photographed by Stephen O. Muskie.

Holy Smoke — a Shark!

At Ogunquit’s Gone Fishin’ camp, no camper ever gets “skunked.” By Laurie A. O’Neill.

Jack-of-All-Trades, Master of Most

Bert Coombs, Bowdoin’s “Mr. Fix-It,” also did a bit of barbering. By John Gould.

Recycling a Maine Island

A group of new landowners treads softly on an offshore retreat. By Nicholas Dean.

Marshall Dodge Remembered

Gone, but not forgotten, a humorist’s voice lingers on. By William Pohl.


Room With A View

There are very few things in the natural world that cannot be controlled by nature. By Caskie Stinnett.

Traveling Down East

Calais’ Best-Kept Secret

North by East

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

Outdoor Maine

Salmon Found in Allagash River

Down East Bookshelf

Letters of Edna St. Vincent Millay

 I Remember

Carefree Summers in the Family “Hotel”

Cover: “Fresh Paint” (30″ x 40″), oil on canvas by Miyo Onishi, of Canton, Massachusetts. Ms. Onishi, a lifelong summer visitor to Maine, painted the drying lobster buoys in South Bristol last summer.