Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Five Islands Maine pictures from maine photos on webshots

The internet sure makes this a small world. I don't know the poster of the photos on this site, but I do recognize the dock! Looks like a few over from ours in Five Islands on the Little Sheepscot River.

Love Maine photos? Take a look:Five Islands Maine pictures from maine photos on webshots

Monday, November 13, 2006

Midcoast Maine Primer

Rather than reinvent the wheel, I'll refer you to the following article if you are in need of a "midcoast Maine Primer" - or an introduction the the where and why of the area known as midcoast Maine. Enjoy.Midcoast Maine: "The midcoast area of Maine has long been a favorite vacation spot for tourists up and down the East Coast of the United States, across the country, and even from around the world. Maine is known, affectionately, as Vacationland, and the midcoast area is partly why."

Global ambitions start in Maine

If this ambitious sailor, Schwab, succeeds, Maine will soon get some more press and attention for it's long traditon as a builder of quality boats - be it sloop - racer - or battleship.

Follow the story of a round the world racer who recently put in at our local and favorite of sailors: Robinhood Marina and his quest for a Maine built boat for the 2008 race.
Global ambitions start in Maine: "BOOST FOR MAINE BOAT-BUILDING
The Maine boat-building industry is not only Maine's tradition, it is a big part of its future."

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Maine Lobster at Five Islands

Just in case you don't want to take my word for it here is another blog (no I'm not related) which gives you a view of our great lobster hang out: Five Islands Wharf, in Georgetown, Maine.Libby and Jared: Mary's Maine Lobster at Five Islands

A Year of Poetry from a Wealth of Maine Poets: Entering a poet’s world of perception - Arts & Entertainment - VillageSoup

November is not a busy month for travel to Maine's midcoast or woods. It doesn't mean that there are not a lot of armchair visitors out there like myself.

If you find yourself in that back to the earth or nesting mood, take a look here:
(Belfast) A Year of Poetry from a Wealth of Maine Poets: Entering a poet’s world of perception - Arts & Entertainment - VillageSoup: "I can’t imagine better medicine for holding steady as we sink into the dark damp month of November than reading these words. Take this book, climb under the covers, and remember the joy in words. Walk slowly among trees, rediscovering your wonder. Wormser’s memoir is a good companion, a tender guide, and a wise teacher taking us into presence to greet each moment.

You may just want to cuddle up with Wormser's: The Road Washes Out in Spring: A Poet's Memoir of Living Off the Gridor go to a signing at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Gulf of Maine books in Brunswick (729-5083)."