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Issue 107 Table of Contents

Issue 107 - Winter 2010

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Table of Contents

FEATURES

Buckley Smith: He Dreams of Boats In his art Buckley Smith creates a world that on one level doesn’t exist, on another does, and on yet another combines to create a dream that is part reality, part fantasy. BY MARY R. DRAKE

The Beech Nut Hut Click here to view the article online.
This little hut on a hill, a landmark for generations of Penobscot Bay sailors, has been rehabilitated to its former glory.
BY CAROL DES LAURIERS CIERI | PHOTOGRAPHS BY BRIAN VANDEN BRINK

Fishmonger Fishmonger George Parr carries on an ancient and honorable trade—acting as the middle-man between the fisherman and the restaurateur. BY SALLY NOBLE | PHOTOGRAPHS BY JEFF SCHER

Afloat on the Tide Wooden rowboats are a beautiful reflection of our lives—profoundly small in an immense world, worthy of attention, and symbolic of a rich life story through their weathered and handsome form. PHOTOGRAPHS BY NANCY RICH

Mr. Thompson’s Frozen Asset The Thompson Ice Harvesting Museum in South Bristol is a working operation, where pond ice is stored in the winter and sold in the summer. BY JANET MENDELSOHN | PHOTOS BY EVERETT L. “RED” BOUTILIER
DEPARTMENTS

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

BOATYARD DOG® Pancho Villa: 2009 World Champion Boatyard Dog

LETTERS We welcome your comments, and we print them too!

VIEW FROM THE PORCH A river odyssey to the Heart of Barbeque, the floating vet, and how do you suppose Thanksgiving dinner went? BY PETER BASS

AWANADJO ALMANACK The blown-down spruce left a big hole in the sky, and in my heart. BY ROB MCCALL

A POSTCARD IN TIME Can You Get There from Here? BY PETER H. SPECTRE

A LETTER FROM AWAY Love the Boat You’re With Or: Can you have too many boats? BY ADRIAN MORGAN

FROM WHENCE WE CAME A Commoner, a Boatbuilder, and a Designer BY PETER H. SPECTRE

OFF THE DRAWING BOARD A Diesel/Electric/Solar Launch BY ART PAINE

BOOK REVIEWS Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World REVIEWED BY JANET MENDELSOHN Great Dipper to Southern Cross: A Sailing Saga Revisited REVIEWED BY CARL LITTLE

SALTWATER FOODWAYS Christmas Dinner Away From Home BY SANDRA OLIVER

MAINELY GOURMET Thistle Inn, Boothbay Harbor BY PETER H. SPECTRE

GUNKHOLING WITH GIZMO Frenchboro, Long Island BY BEN ELLISON

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Issue 107 Issue 107 | Winter 2010 Volume 22 | Number 2 | Click image to expand
On the cover: Jean Beaulieu of Classic Boat Shop sea-trials a new Pisces 21 with his son Sean. Photograph by Art Paine. Click image to expand.