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Issue 117 Table of Contents

Winter 2012

The current issue of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine is on newsstands and in the mail now! To order YOUR copy or (better yet!) to subscribe, just call us toll free: 800-565-4951. To whet your appetite, selected departments are available online: click here or use the links (in blue) below.

FEATURES

The Maine I Love Sunrise, Rachel Carson Salt Pond Preserve: One photographer’s vision of the beauty of Maine’s landscape. PHOTOGRAPH BY GUY BIECHELE Click Here to view a gallery of Biechele's photos

College of the Atlantic: Peace, Love, Human Ecology Founded just over 40 years ago, this Mount Desert Island institution is known around the world for its emphasis on human ecology. BY JANET MENDELSOHN

Photo Essay: Memories of Summer We think August in Maine is just about as good as it gets. These photos of folks having fun with and around boats prove the point. PHOTOGRAPHS BY JAMIE BLOOMQUIST, ART PAINE, JEFF SCHER
Click Here to view an online gallery of Polly Saltonstall's images from aboard the Sunbeam

Educational Passages: Using the “Sailing Bug” to Teach Unmanned mini-boats sailing the seas inspire students in a myriad of subjects, from oceanography to meteorology and beyond. BY MARY R. DRAKE

Tim Lawson: Of Bark and Barns Since moving to Maine from Wyoming ten years ago, artist Tim Lawson has settled in—to winter, to Wyeth, and to wandering. BY CARL LITTLE
Click here to view the feature online.

A Place in the Sun An energy-efficient home near the coast offers comfort without compromising values, and style without breaking the bank. BY KIM RIDLEY | PHOTOGRAPHS BY KEN WOISARD

In the Interest of Saving Kapskuk To save a bay you must understand it. To understand it you must become more than casually involved. TEXT & PHOTOS BY ROB MCCALL

Long May They Run Artists, poets, connoisseurs, and just plain folks celebrate the Maine sardine. BY CATHERINE SCHMITT
DEPARTMENTS

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

BOATYARD DOG® The World Champ is Fenway!

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

VIEW FROM THE PORCH A $12 Million “Camp,” a T-Boned Thumb, and a Honeymoon That Is Now Over BY PETER BASS ILLUSTRATIONS BY TED WALSH

A POSTCARD IN TIME Being There BY PETER H. SPECTRE

AWANADJO ALMANACK Blue Hill: The Town, the Bay, the Mountain BY ROB MCCALL ILLUSTRATIONS BY CANDICE HUTCHISON

A LETTER FROM HOME Inheriting Sailing BY ROBIN MCCARTHY

FROM WHENCE WE CAME Three Who Raised Our Consciousness: Maury, Carson, and Cousteau BY PETER H. SPECTRE

LETTER FROM MATINICUS Timing is Everything BY EVA MURRAY | ILLUSTRATION BY TED WALSH

OFF THE DRAWING BOARD William Fife III and the 8-Meter Quest BY PETER BASS

MAINELY GOURMET The Musical Fruit: Favorite Baked Beans BY PETER & EILEEN SPECTRE

GUNKHOLING WITH GIZMO Seguin Island BY BEN ELLISON

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On the cover: Off Southport Island. Photograph by Sara Grey. Click image to expand.

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