Category Archives: Athletics

Passionately playing like a girl to help the team

                    Play like a girl In the fall of 1974, I couldn’t wait to climb “lib slope” on Cornell’s campus with my hockey bag over my shoulder on my way to the famous Lynah rink. So what if it was 5:00 AM and freezing cold! I […]

What to Do When You Lose A Loved One

Sadness and Summer Time Blues                           How many people think their dad is like superman, invincible, and will never leave? I don’t care how old you are, I thought my dad would never die, and neither did he! So when it happened, despite […]

Dont Be A Fool Love April Art

My footsteps on OHS football field next to my home in Orono, photo by Teddi-Jann Covell

April’s Art of Baseball It would be “foolish” to ignore all the signs of spring, even though snow may be falling and covering the tiny blossoms. Look around and I will help you discover vernal season evidence with an artful twist to brighten your spirits!                       […]

Art Of Tourney Time!

What is it about this time of year when entire towns come out of the ice fishing shacks, off the snowmobile trails, and head for the “Mecca”? We love to cheer on our teams during the Eastern Maine Basketball Tournaments! But there’s an art to this cold winter ritual that gets people heated up and […]

Who Stole Tom Brady’s Shirt?

Prior to the game last Sunday, I held a painting party in my home in Orono.  The Super Bowl was on my mind, but I had selected the standard subjects for my “students” to copy, a vase of pink flowers or a snow covered Katahdin. When neither ladies were thrilled at my suggestions, jokingly, I suggested, […]

Art Of Ice Hockey: UMMA and Beyond

The University of Maine Museum of Art held it’s member art show reception, Thursday evening, January 12. I met one of the featured Artists: Siobhan McBride! Standing in front of her painting, Siobhan and I at UMMA Reception Siobhan McBride: Four Hour Fortune Cookie January 13, 2017 – May 6, 2017 Siobhan McBride (American, born […]