Thursday April 17th 2014

Tagged: snow!

Discount skiing: Maine Day

Discount skiing: Maine Day
March 26, 2014

Here’s the best deals! Spring skiing should bring the warmest days of the season, yet the mountain tops still look like the arctic tundra.

Climate change and the ski industry

Climate change and the ski industry
March 04, 2014

Skiing is an age old Maine tradition and an important part of our state’s economy. As our climate continues to warm, how will climate change affect snow and the ski industry?

Walking the fences

Walking the fences
February 05, 2014

With winter snow approaching, an elderly farmer asked for a favor. I also learn a lesson in how to make myself sound more manly.

Ice fishing in a Maine snowstorm

Ice fishing in a Maine snowstorm
January 16, 2014

The last snowstorm we received before the January thaw dropped plenty of powder near my favorite lake. Will I catch fish, or simply a buzz?

The List: 5 winter driving words of advice

The List: 5 winter driving words of advice
January 03, 2014

Mother Nature must get bored in the winter. This means she has to find new ways to entertain herself. Based on observation, she really likes dumping a boat-load of snow onto the roads and watching the wee people slide around in their cars, smashing into each other and careening into ditches. And while we can’t stop Mother Nature, we can prepare ourselves for the wintry slip ‘n slide.

Send us your snowman photos

Send us your snowman photos
December 24, 2013

It’s a fine day for building with snow — and there’s certainly plenty of it. Take a photo of your snow person, animal, fort, whatever and share it with the world … or at least MaineToday.com

The 3 Stages of Snowbound

The 3 Stages of Snowbound
February 13, 2013

As it turns out, putting Hannaford bags on your feet DOES NOT make last year’s busted boots appropriate for this year’s blizzard. This and other helpful lessons from the annals of the hopelessly snowed in.

Ice Patterns

Ice Patterns
February 13, 2013

Looking down, there’s some surprisingly lovely natural geometry to be seen. The snow that turned to liquid that turned to ice that turned to half-ice then all over again is still sharp-edged and angular in places, patterned by its own phase changes, in that intricate but necessary way we can only attempt to replicate.