It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection. These are the times when maps fade, old landmarks crumble and direction is lost. Forwards is backwards now, so we glance sideways at the strange lands through which we are all passing, knowing for certain only that our destination has disappeared. We are unready to meet these times, but we proceed nonetheless, adapting as we wander, reshaping the Earth with every tread. Behind us we have left the old times, the standard times, the high times. Welcome to the irregular times.
Planning a trip to midcoast Maine for next summer? If you’re half of a gay or lesbian couple, plan carefully.
It’s unfortunate, but same-sex couples have to carefully consider whether they’ll be welcomed, cold-shouldered, harassed or even assaulted for the simple act of holding hands in the community where they live or in a community [...]
Click here for some beautiful pictures of “sea smoke” this week in 20-below-zero coastal Maine.
If the temperature of water is quite a bit warmer than the temperature of air, then the tendency of water to evaporate is greater than the capacity of air to hold that water, leading to cloud formation right on top [...]
Short news on wind power in midcoast Maine:
The Beaver Ridge wind project in Freedom, Maine has been completed, with three turbines erected to bring power to 2,000 homes.
Residents of Jackson, Maine have approved plans for the town to proceed with talks with energy companies to build wind turbines there. The Jackson town government [...]
Occasionally, I happen upon a piece of true art:
Rockland only works if you leave here frequently. The only people who are not miserable are the ones that are not part of the day to day to day to day of the place. It is a mean town. The downtown may have tons of galleries, [...]
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