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A Mother’s Impact

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

“My mom was born into the war in Germany, survived that, and raised four kids as a single... Read More »

A New England Clambake |Recipes from the Kitchen

22 votes, 4.99 avg. rating (98% score)

That same philosophy applies to the recipes you’ll find here. Nothing froufrou, but familiar ingredients combined in new... Read More »

A Night of Jazz | Mary’s Farm

1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

A thin breeze blew up off the lake as I parked in front of the old manse. It... Read More »

A Performing Elephant Never Forgets | Only in New England

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Queenie came into my life in March 1953, when she was 9 months old and I was 8... Read More »

A Pilgrim Primer

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English Separatists, a wing of the new Puritan movement, had fled oppression at home and found refuge in... Read More »

A Rare Invasion | Mary’s Farm

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On Christmas Day I usually have a crowd here–friends, neighbors, and occasionally a cousin or two, my idea... Read More »

A Room Becomes Paradise | Mary’s Farm

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

It has been more than 11 years since I bought Mary’s farm. You, readers, have been patient listeners... Read More »

A Sampling of Highlights from the Big E

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Craz-E Burger There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned burger. There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned doughnut, either. Put... Read More »

A Special Place Called ‘Liberty Street’

9 votes, 4.89 avg. rating (95% score)

So the summers went by, one after another. Early on we sold Paul’s boat (he left that for... Read More »

A Splash of Color

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Want to add a bit of flair to your wardrobe? Try a scarf. Mitzi Johnson manipulates colors and... Read More »

A Table for a Lifetime

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The impact of Naked Table was all around me the following day in downtown Woodstock. As a slight... Read More »

A Wedding Story | Here in New England

1 vote, 2.00 avg. rating (59% score)

On a January evening in 2008, Kirsten opened her e-mail and found this message: “What’s up?” It was... Read More »

Acadia National Park in Winter | Yankee Classic

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I drove to the base of Cadillac Mountain. In summer the summit road is often bumper to bumper,... Read More »

Acadia National Park | Art of the Trail

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— I’d be a liar if I reported that all trails at Acadia are hauntingly beautiful sculptures handcrafted... Read More »

Acadian Heritage | ‘Nous Sommes Encore Ici’

4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

On the far side of the bridge a group of New Brunswick Acadians falls into line, and the... Read More »

Across New Hampshire on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail

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My ash paddle slices into the black water of Lake Umbagog, silently propelling our canoe forward. A great... Read More »

Adirondack Chairs

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

The Adirondack chair’s ability to carve out a personal space amid a public one brings me to another... Read More »

Alternative Cancer Treatment Works for Billy Best

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Within two and a half months, Billy’s cancer was gone. _________________ 714X stands for the seventh letter of... Read More »

Alyson’s Orchard

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At this hilltop orchard in southwestern New Hampshire, you’ll find more than 50 apple varieties in neat rows,... Read More »

Amaral’s Fish and Chips

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For your basic stuffie, head to Amaral’s. This shop prides itself on letting the seafood shine through: delectable... Read More »

America’s Bloodiest War

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In 1600, southern New England was home to approximately 90,000 Indians. Approximately 12,000 were Pokanokets, a tribe living... Read More »

Amy Tan’s Journey

3 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (64% score)

Lyme disease — also known as neuroborreliosis when it invades the central nervous system — does not discriminate... Read More »

An Insider’s Guide to Brimfield

3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Brimfield, the country’s largest antiques fair, is a treasure seeker’s paradise, if you know where to go. They... Read More »

An Island of One’s Own

An Island of One’s Own

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

For a time in the 1980s, I lived in a small log cabin on a small island in... Read More »

Anais Mitchell | Music Review

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Anais Mitchell is possibly the most beguiling farmer’s daughter in Vermont. Her father has raised sheep and taught... Read More »

Anatomy of a Mouthful

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Ornamental grasses make fine additions, as long as you divide them often. Grasses tend to be thirsty, so... Read More »

Andrew Wyeth: ‘America’s Most Beloved Painter’

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Read this tribute to Andrew Wyeth by fellow Maine resident, Yankee art critic Edgar Allen Beem. Find Wyeth’s... Read More »



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