News of Maine's Coast and Islands
Recently, I read about philosopher Albert Borgmann’s concept of “focal” things and practices. A focal thing is something that provides
What makes our space unique is that we have no librarian, and the doors are always kept unlocked.
For years, Millinocket has been in the crossfire of competing projections…
The island can be stifling, like a strong hug that at first is comforting but is too tight and lasts too long.
Some of my best moments this year have been impossible—and perhaps more memorable because of it—for me to capture in a photo.
“Bones!” a student exclaimed. “More bones!” another echoed.
Islanders are not afraid to speak of the obvious uncertainties of the future.
There is camaraderie in shared experience, even if it is just being fed-up with the lack of sun.
There was something magical about arriving at this aural consensus…