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ABOUT OUR WRITERS
Donna Anderson is the executive director of the McLaughlin Garden & Homestead in South Paris. She has been a museum professional for 30 years, working with art, history, natural history, and science institutions in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
Before moving to Maine in January 2015, she was the coordinator of the Yager Museum of Art & Culture at Hart- wick College, where she taught museum studies. She now lives in Harrison with her husband, a graphic designer and photographer.
Adelyn Bell is a graduate of Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont, and
is a full-time bookkeeper for several renowned Portland restaurants. She is an avid writer, musician, and dancer currently acting as assistant chore- ographer for Biddeford City Theater’s
summer production, and teaching ballet at Casco Bay Movers in Portland. She loves dessert, summer in Maine, and spending time with her husband and daughter, who are all looking forward to meeting the newest family member in early July 2016.
James Bell is a graduate of the New England Culinary Institute in Montpe- lier, Vermont, and has served as chef
at such esteemed restaurants as The Cafe at Pat’s and Rí Rá in Portland, Maine, and The Hearth and Candle in Jeffersonville, Vermont. Currently, he is
the Director of Resident Dining at Avita of Stroudwater in Westbrook, and is committed to providing residents and families with nutritious, scratch prepared meals that fos- ter wellness and community. He resides in New Gloucester with his wife and daughter, who are all looking forward to meeting the newest family member in early July 2016.
Registered Maine master guide, outdoor writer, and nature photographer, William Clunie has spent a lifetime in the outdoors. He is presently living life to the fullest, hunt- ing and fishing from his home in the rugged mountains of Western Maine. He can be reached at:william.clunie@gmail.com
Emily MacCabe is an Outdoor Educa- tor at the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife. Emily grew up in Rockport, Maine, and went on to study Environmental Science at Unity College. She enjoys spending time outdoors, and strives to provide opportunity and
inspiration for others to join her. She now lives in Wilton with her husband and two black labs.
Victoria Mares is a lifetime writer, journalist and playwright, as well as an artist in fiber and mixed media. She is also a musician, playing the violin since 4th grade. She has worked and lived
in Maine for over 30 years. She is a graduate of Michigan State University in
political science, with a certificate in electronic journalism from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She has written and reported for New York news media, as well as in Maine. Writing, making art, exploring life and places
in her “hometown of Western Maine,” and spending time with her family are interwoven into her everyday life.
Drew and Margaret Lindsey Sanborn recently retired to Bridgton from the academic worlds of New England liberal arts colleges. Now they joyfully spend their time photographing, writ- ing, weaving, drawing, and enjoying the arts of all kinds. They are looking
forward to attending as many summer performing arts experiences as possible.
Scott Vlaun is a writer, photographer, and permaculture designer. His photography has recently been featured in two major publica- tions: The Organic Seed Grower, and The Seed Garden. As the Executive Director of the Center for an Ecology Based Economy in Norway, he has recently shifted his focus
from documenting the organic seed and agriculture movement to raising awareness about climate change and resource depletion, and engaging his local community in developing practical, ecologi- cal solutions to the challenges ahead. Scott lives in Otisfield were he enjoys growing and sharing food with his family and friends.
Photo courtesy The Rangeley Chamber
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