When people ask me if I have a cat, I usually reply, "My wife does." The one came with the other, and there are times when I don't know which relationship I've worked harder at. My wife found Emma at a shelter, and so we know nothing of her kittenhood, although given the evidence, we imagine it to have
What happens if a major hurricane hits Maine?
Features Reinventing Brunswick What happens when a navy town loses its base? By Virginia Wright Roadside Rebel As stubborn as it is handsome, wild tansy refuses to be hemmed in. Maine's gardeners forgive the rude manners and pledge eternal devotion. By Rebecca Sawyer-Fay A Touch of Madness The only thing
You could be. More mariners are discovering that the rental yachts in Maine's bareboat charter fleet are a great way to explore the state's legendary coastline.
There's just one thing wrong with summer in Maine: it's too short. Most Mainers know how to make the most of their every waking moment during the summer months, but for those who find themselves with a free moment (or fifty) we've created the ultimate summer to-do list. Whether you're hoping to discover
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
You know it's summer in Rockland when the first Winnebago sets up camp in the Wal-Mart parking lot. Happy campers presumably make for happy shoppers, which is why the world's largest retailer permits RVs to bivouac outside its stores. I was unaware of this phenomenon until one morning when I drove past
Route 1 Culprits So it's not the tourists' fault after all. For decades, the conventional wisdom has held that summer tourists are the root of all evil when it comes to traffic congestion on Route 1 in midcoast Maine. Now comes heresy. A survey last summer of some eight-hundred drivers and passengers
Features Beyond Popham After four centuries, Phippsburg — one of Maine's oldest communities and home to the first English settlement in New England — is finally being pulled into the present. By Colin Woodard Fine & Dandy The Gym Dandies Children's Circus teaches Scarborough kids perseverance,