My Maine Stories

Everyone has a story... What's yours?

Water Stories

Added November 9, 2018

The Point
by Norma K. Salway

In the summer, on the eastern shore of Songo, kids dove from a leaning tree

Added October 9, 2018

Water is Music
by P Leone

Throughout her life water has played an important part

Added September 21, 2018

A Loon's World
by Norma Salway

Loons on Songo Pond

Added September 21, 2018

November 1st on Horseshoe Pond
by Susan Mancine

A poem about the loss of three elderly relatives

Added August 31, 2018

A Splash of Water
by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Reminisce of a lifetime on Little Sebago Lake

Added August 30, 2018

Swimming with Jellyfish
by Cathy. L

At the age of 19 Cathy attended an Audubon Camp at Hog Island.

Added August 27, 2018

How Far is Deep Enough?
by Molly M.

Wading into Casco Bay after a hot and prickly afternoon on an island off Portland.

Added August 27, 2018

Surfing in Maine
by Emma G.

Emma, a student of documentary film making, talks about surfing at Scarborough Beach

Added August 9, 2018

This Girl Loves Seaweed
by Marianne

Marianne played with seaweed as a child now she collects photos of others with seaweed.

Added July 11, 2018

The Joys of Kayaking - Pam's Story
by Pam Ferris-Olson

Pam has kayaked in many special places but her fondest memories are being made on Casco Bay

Added July 9, 2018

Sarah Redmond Seaweed Farmer
by Sarah Redmond

Sarah explains the importance of seaweed and how she became a seaweed farmer

Added July 2, 2018

Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.

Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.

Added June 19, 2018

Float like a water lily
by Nancy R.

Learning to swim on Wilson Pond in Wayne, and synchronized swimming in college.

Added June 13, 2018

Hand carrying water in Marshfield
by Dorothy Gardner

Ways of getting water in rural Maine. From fetching water from a stream to having a well.