NOW: This Week Making the Film


Weekly Now – December 9, 2018

At President Bush’s funeral, former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney told a story from a visit he and his wife made to Walker Point in Kennebunkport, Maine over Labor Day weekend, 2001. They were visiting George and Barbara Bush, whose love of family and precious surroundings caused him to reflect on the nature of his friends and of friendship.

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Weekly Now – November 18, 2018

I suppose the hawk is a celebrity of sorts around the yard.  It has presence. It barely has to move, and I’m moved…starstruck, wondering what it sees and what it’s going to do. It looks down, it looks left, and right. I want to know what gets its attention. Is it a mouse in the field below? A bird? Does it see an egg it wants? What is it thinking? 

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Weekly Now – October 7, 2018

It was another action-packed Washington County weekend, bookended by two colorful experiences: filming a passionate game of farkle on Friday and photographing foliage in blueberry barrens on Sunday. I’d never heard of farkle, a dice game of “guts and luck” before, nor had I ever seen carpets of color like this that made my eyes feel lucky.

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Weekly Now – September 30, 2018

This week, the Maine Bicentennial Commission officially introduces Maine200, the State’s information resource for Bicentennial events, programs and news. The Commission is encouraging individuals to get involved in commemorating Maine’s past and celebrating its present, and in that spirit, and with a little help from Mom, I’ve started a Bicentennial themed website.

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