Down East November 1984

November 1984

The table of contents from the November 1984 issue of Down East.


Backing Into Prosperity At Hedgehog Hill Farm

Mistakes were the key to success for Mark and Terry Silber in building their vegetable, herb, and dried-flower business. By Jane Lamb.

Playing the Lobster Game

Catching the beast is only half the battle. By Mike Brown.

Making It In Maine

Four more success stories from the Pine Tree State.

Edward Griffin — Portland’s Finest Ship Carver?

Most of his art lies moldering on the ocean floor, but tantalizing clues have surfaced. By William David Barry.

How ‘St. Lambert’s Day’ Came to Norridgewock

Gold fever and fast talk helped fuel a community fiasco. By Linda M. Rodgers.

Wolffish, Lumpfish, Goosefish Galore

Two young divers capture in photographs the multihued magic of underwater Maine. By Gary and Stella LeBlanc.


Room With A View

A city man coming suddenly to the Maine coast, as I did, drops so quickly into the Maine way of life that he is often stunned to discover himself reacting in a way that is alien to his normal behavior. By Caskie Stinnett.

Down East Bookshelf

Books for Winter Evenings

North by East

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

Outdoor Maine

Outlaw Perch Threaten Moosehead Lake

I Remember

Thanksgiving at Mars Hill

Cover: “Hauled Up No. 1″ (22″ x 80”), watercolor, by Paul Trowbridge of Sedgwick, Maine. Mr. Trowbridge, who runs an animated film studio in Sedgwick, painted the cover watercolor at Billings Marine Service in Stonington before it was devastated by fire last year.