Art and Commentary from the Maine Woods



The Ski Track   oil on canvas 16” x 20”


Winter 2014

Table of Contents



A Gallery of Paintings

Michael Everett’s Paintings from Northern Maine



Essays -The Canoe Trip

Our favorite Maine canoe tripping river:  The Upper Saint John

Cold Bad, Warm Good: The Campfire Reconsidered

Learning to live with blackflies:  Ending the cycle of violence.

Books about Maine canoeing, more or less.


Old Favorites -- Three Scenes from a Maine Canoe Trip

Jumping Off and Setting Down

Waking Up First

Bourbon and Branch


Public Policy and the Maine Woods

Managed Wilderness – Baxter Park and Friends

The California Road – The Forest as a Human Landscape

Maximum Wilderness – Thoreau’s Legacy


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This site’s editor and publisher, Michael Everett, is a registered Maine guide and starving artist.

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