Yep, gliding out from Port Clyde, Maine, on my way to Monhegan Island this view made me hum Mr. Otis Redding’s hit song. It was a mellow, overcast day and my stomach was full of buttery Maine seafood from the Dip Net Restaurant on the water. I boarded the ferry headed for the island of no cars where pets run free.
Shot this moose in December on Summer Street in Kennebunk, Maine.
When I got married in Anchorage, this illustration of moose couple was the front of wedding invitations.
December 2011. These next four a vacant machine shop. Kennebunk, Maine
December 2011. Old Orchard Beach, Maine
December moon rise. York Beach, Cape Neddick, Maine
“Art doesn’t help people. People help people.” So says the caption of one of the street art images painted by Herakut, the German street art duo Jasmin (Hera) and Falk (Akut). See it at streetartutopia.com. Here is the Herakut art I photographed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire a few weeks ago.
On the wall (in quotes) is an excerpt from The Connoisseurs a children’s poem by Isle of Shoals poet Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835-1894) born in Portsmouth:
Oh look at the horses and people!
How they hurry and trample and fight!
I write poetry at writingwithoutahelmet.com.