News of Maine's Coast and Islands
News and views on the places we cover: Maine's island and remote coastal communities.
It stings a bit, but I think it is a natural and healthy response…
Recently, I read about philosopher Albert Borgmann’s concept of “focal” things and practices. A focal thing is something that provides
Funds will be used to construct a boat launch, breakwater, and wharf to accommodate 35 boats…
I love the whole concept of taking a month of vacation at the start of the year…
“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.