News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
“He was an articulate witness to his times, even while making clear that he wished his times were different.”—Rebecca Pritchard
Giving thanks works
To the editor:
I really connected with Barbara Fernald's piece on “tacking toward the positives” in life (Cranberry Report, November issue).
The allure of living on an island includes isolation from the rest of the world. The downside of living on an island includes isolation from the rest of the world. Especially when you need something on the mainland.
“Access denied is opportunity denied.”
Three of our boys, newly graduated, assume their customary drinking station on the stern.
Winter is our time of potential energy. We’re not at rest; the island keeps ticking…
Love, comfort, and safety are essential qualities of life.
They served gallons of hand-roasted Guatemalan coffee, dozens of egg sandwiches and baked goods, and their Chai latte was a fan favorite.
“You have this basically open-water meadow aquifer that’s only several feet above sea level.” —Peter Slovinsky