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The Encyclopedia of Fall: U is for Up-Up

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Ten years have passed, and still I remember the sensation of floating above the Pioneer Valley, as if... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: V is for Vineyard

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The idea of locally made wine remains a head-scratcher to most New Englanders, and to the average visitor... Read More »

The Fisk-Carlton

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7 The Fisk-Carlton I owe a long-overdue apology to a college professor for an early morning class I... Read More »

The Grumman-St. John House

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The Grumman-St. John House has witnessed more than 265 years of Norwalk’s history and even survived the burning... Read More »

The Gun That Built Hartford

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“The good people of this world are very far from being satisfied with each other, and my arms... Read More »

The Hardest Working Couple in Vermont | The Throwbacks

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By the time I arrive at Jimmy and Sara’s sugarhouse, the fire in the arch is roaring, and... Read More »

The Hardest-Working Dog in New England

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Border collies–athletic, agile, extremely intelligent dogs–have been the herding dog of choice for sheep owners for more than... Read More »

The House That Benjamin Mason Built | Mary’s Farm

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Next summer, my house will turn 250 years old. I’m at a loss as to how to celebrate... Read More »

The Hunt for the Perfect Foliage Shot

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New England presents myriad photo opportunities in autumn for those people patient enough to seek them out. So... Read More »

The Ice Storm | Mary’s Farm

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If help was on the way, we had no way of knowing. Shipwrecked sailors, we waited for rescue.... Read More »

The Impossible Nightmare

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From Yankee Magazine October 1996 October 25, 1986, was supposed to be the happiest day of my life:... Read More »

The Incredible, Edible Garden

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The fact that Thomas Gardner is a foodie is written all over his landscape. Likewise, his fondness for... Read More »

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 | The Invisible Enemy

The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 | The Invisible Enemy

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At the state house, which had become the headquarters for Endicott’s Emergency Committee, the assessment of the city’s... Read More »

The Irony of a Tree | Mary’s Farm

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Around this time of year, I start thinking about pruning my fruit trees. A few years ago, I... Read More »

The Kaddish Project by Lawrence Siegel

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“Tikkun olam”: to heal the world. That’s the auspicious goal of the New Hampshire-based Kaddish Project, named for... Read More »

The Kancamagus Highway | History of New Hampshire’s Scenic Corridor

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Gordi’s Fish & Steak House, 603-745-6635. Rte. 112, Lincoln. ($$) House favorites are lobster, beef, and seafood. gordisfishandsteak.com... Read More »

The Leaf Seeker: Jeff Folger

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Case in point: As we drive along Route 66 southeast of Hartford, we pass an irresistible sign for... Read More »

The Legacy | Marys Farm

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My late husband, Paul, came from a big clan. His mother was somewhere in the middle of a... Read More »

The Lobster Shack at Two Lights

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Don’t miss this one for the atmosphere: open ocean, battered cliffs, foghorns, wind, and crashing waves. 225 Two... Read More »

The Long-Dead Native Language Wopânâak is Revived

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The influx of English into Mae’s world proved less disastrous than Jessie and Jason had feared. One day... Read More »

The Man Who Saves Covered Bridges

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The same could be said for the Gratons. Their work and their knowledge, says David Wright, longtime president... Read More »

The Man Who Watches Bears | Here in New England

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Kilham has filled notebooks and hard drives with his research, shot some 70,000 images, and recorded hundreds of... Read More »

The Monadnock Roar

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I’ve climbed Mt. Monadnock several times since that day when I climbed it with Eliot, and I’m sure... Read More »

The Monk in the Apple Orchard

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Visiting Scott Farm The stand at Scott Farm is open seven days a week from mid-July until Thanksgiving.... Read More »

The Monster Seats

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62 The Monster Seats Architect Janet Marie Smith hit a grand slam with this idea. Sometime between now... Read More »

The Most Important Building in Town | Mary’s Farm

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But savvy librarians have seen the future and brought it to their patrons. Recent innovations at many rural... Read More »

The New Yankee Craftsmen

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David Claggett, Tinsmith David Claggett started working with tin as a hobby, but by 1985, he was running... Read More »



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