August 2012

Grace, Portland

After spending a considerable amount of my early childhood at church on each and every Sunday, not to mention the torturous, prerequisite C.C.D. classes forced on me by my parents, one would think that I might have developed a strong … Continue reading

Martha Sterling-Golden

Q+A-September 2012 By Sophie Nelson   NAME: Martha Sterling-Golden AGE: 57 OCCUPATION: Nonprofit advisor, writer + musician A folk-rock singer and musician, Martha Sterling-Golden is a past president of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, and now serves on the advisory board … Continue reading

Eventide Oyster Co.

A staggering array of fresh oysters is only the beginning at Portland’s newest seafood destination, which serves up traditional and modern fare as you have never experienced it before. Several months ago, before Eventide Oyster Company opened its doors and … Continue reading

Erik Weisenburger

SEE-September 2012   Erik Weisenburger’s Night Pursuits 2011, oil on panel, 32″ x 36″ Collection of Karen Johnson Boyd “My compositions play off of the views that capture us instantly, as well as less obvious interactions illustrating the precariousness of nature’s … Continue reading

Health Ahead of Time

WELLNESS-September 2012 By Sophie Nelson Photographs by Sean Alonzo Harris Susan Fekety, RN, MSN, CNM, begins our conversation with an analogy: Sometimes health issues appear like a check-engine light on your dashboard.   Some people just want to snip the … Continue reading

Derek Pierce

PROFILE-September 2012 By Sarah Braunstein Photographs by Matt Cosby How Derek Pierce, high school principal and “just some guy,” is redefining the high school experience.   There’s a classic icebreaker game teachers sometimes use on the first day of class. … Continue reading

Off the Loop

FEATURE-September 2012 By Sandy Lang Photographs by Peter Frank Edwards   On Mount Desert Island, everybody cruises the Park Loop Road. This time, we purposely skip the famous Acadia National Park drive and go for an off-loop, island rambler. We … Continue reading

The Norumbega Effect

FEATURE-September 2012 By Jaed Coffin Photographs by Fred Field   Back when I was a kid growing up in Brunswick, the common belief among my classmates was that to be considered a “REAL MAINER” your family had to have lived … Continue reading