Tag Archives: farming

Jessie James’ Magic Garden

There are many tales to tell about my experience of Grand Manan this summer.  The island has weathered some tough losses, which I’ll share about in future posts. Today I want to tell you about the garden of Jessie James and Anne Mitchell. I’m … Continue reading

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Celebration

Tonight I’ll be celebrating the running/drawing project with an exhibition, Boundaries, at Aucocisco Galleries in Portland, Maine. The show consists of nine of the finished 22″ x 30″ drawings. The project isn’t finished, in fact it’s just begun, yet this feels like an important … Continue reading

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Keeping the Sun on My Right

I left the Maine International Conference on the Arts inspired and ready for the next stop on my road trip: Grand Manan Island, where I had promised to close up the family cottage for the winter. I took the airline … Continue reading

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Circuitous Trails

Last week, I spent 3 days at the Maine International Conference on the Arts, which took place on the U. Maine, Orono campus. There were a number of excellent workshops and performances and, since the campus includes a forest filled … Continue reading

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Freedom within Structure

It’s harvest time! After a summer of running farms, blogging, and drawing, the first body of work has been installed at the Maine Farmland Trust Gallery in Belfast, Maine. A year ago, when I was first invited to participate in the exhibit, … Continue reading

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Bound to the Bee

I’ve grown accustomed to a moment of awkward silence each time I call a new farmer about my project. I imagine him/her weighing the options: hightail it off the phone or take a few minutes to listen to the artist … Continue reading

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Bright Lights

The night before my journey to Johnny’s Selected Seeds, in Albion, Maine, I printed maps and read up on the history of the business.  Though I’ve been a fan of their seeds for years, I didn’t know much about the … Continue reading

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