Woody Hughes

Woody Hughes is the owner of Bethel’s Mill Hill Inn. An acclaimed potter, he previously taught at Dowling College and Parsons The New School for Design. Hughes returned to Western Maine in 2001 to teach pottery and design at his … Continue reading

Cross-Country Skiing + Snowshoe Trails

  Throughout the state, trails wind through forests, uphill to views, downhill to base; they extend over bridges and snake alongside streams. As temperatures dip and snow spills over the state, trails serve a new purpose: cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. … Continue reading


  We are taking back roads on our way from our home in North Yarmouth to Sunday River. As we drive past old farmhouses and cute little towns I recollect the same drive leading to our wintry Christmas Eve engagement … Continue reading

Falling West

No frost on the pumpkins yet, but it’s unmistakably October. Barn-red and squash-orange leaves cling to trees and blow across the road. We’ve passed a few scarecrows, and the sunlight hits the fences and windshield at a slanted angle distinctive … Continue reading


48HRS – January 2014 Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff: Guest writer Jennifer Boles + Dr. Lisa Belisle, Host, Dr. Lisa Radio Hour + Podcast       Jennifer Boles, Guest writer   Winter weekends in the towns of Bethel … Continue reading

Trek-Inspired Tour

LOCATION-September 2013 By Sandy Lang Photographs by Peter Frank Edwards   Five wheel-spinning days on an across-Maine ride through towns and countryside not often on tourist routes The first questions come from the van driver from Schooner Bay Taxi as … Continue reading