News of Maine's Coast and Islands
I never thought I would find myself craving less alone time. Last year I longed for stretches of silence...
Reflections is a monthly column written by Island Fellows, recent college grads who do community service work on Maine islands and in remote coastal communities through the Island Institute, publisher of The Working Waterfront.
As I adapted to a new home, it took time to stop calling the ocean “the Lake.”
If I were to limit myself to searching for friendships in my age group, I would eliminate 95 percent of the community.
A town grew here only after the paper mill was built to take advantage of the natural hydro power.
One day, a young girl lost her first tooth. We were walking down the path behind the school…
I began traveling the roads on the western side I hadn’t been down just to see if I could catch the sunset from a new angle.
There was no turning back; I had just taken the last boat for the next three days…
I didn’t expect to be working on two plays simultaneously, but working with such dedicated actors and crew has been invigorating.