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The Big Questions: How Do You Keep Smiling for 50 Years?

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We ask Judy Beck, longtime waitress at Maine’s famed Moody’s Diner, how she keeps smiling. Judy Beck began... Read More »

The Big Sleep | Mary’s Farm

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Last spring when I was ill and confined to bed, a friend mailed me a little book called... Read More »

The Biggest Wind | New England’s Gifts

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In New England there’s cold and then there’s “braggin’ cold,” and those who live in the North Country... Read More »

The Bite

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Between the creamy chowder, stuffed with chopped quahogs and accented with sweet onions, and the sunset views over... Read More »

The Boston Pops at Christmas: How do you make it new?

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_______________________ View a video of Keith Lockhart talking about the Pops and other concerts from last summer. Read... Read More »

The Boy Who Didn’t Like Summer Camp

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Late that night, and well into the wee hours of the morning, many of us gathered around a... Read More »

The Cape Cod Artisans Trails

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The Shining Sea Trail beckons, no less so the Great Dunes Trail: seven trails in all, crisscrossing Cape... Read More »

The Cape Cod Canal Turns 100 | New England By the Numbers

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1623 year Myles Standish proposed creating a canal separating Cape Cod from the Massachusetts mainland for safer, more... Read More »

The Cardboard Rescuer

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Sometimes you wander into an art gallery and find creativity so intense and fun that you just watch... Read More »

The Caretaker of The Elms in Newport, Rhode Island

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But Mathews isn’t convinced that Julian should follow in his footsteps. “He loves to draw and build things,”... Read More »

The Cod End

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It’s right on a working wharf, with views out to the Muscle Ridge Islands, the bubbly granite shore,... Read More »

The Commons Lunch

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Commons’ stuffies come in heaping portions–a bit spicy, with lots of clams, and both regular sausage and chourico,... Read More »

The Connecticut Antiques Trail

The Connecticut Antiques Trail

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You’re bound to find treasure when you hunt along the Connecticut Antiques Trail. Antiques hunter Polly Bannister describes... Read More »

The Crèche at Regina Laudis | Local Treasure

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If the crèche at the Abbey of Regina Laudis strikes you as a little out of place, there’s... Read More »

The Day Kurt Newton Disappeared

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On Sunday the table is set outside the Newtons’ home for a traditional Sunday dinner of roast pork... Read More »

The Days Get Longer

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Days Are Actually Getting Longer Daylight hours this season at Yankee’s offices in Dublin, New Hampshire: December 22,... Read More »

The Digs | Mary’s Farm

The Digs | Mary’s Farm

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On clear days, artists sometimes come up here to try to capture this view, a panorama of fields,... Read More »

The Diseases of Astonishment

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Though we tend not to conclude that specters have stolen our notes, we live with—and continue to relish—perplexity... Read More »

The Draft Horse Whisperer

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Unable to get Twiggy to work in sync with Ice, he finally breaks her off on her own.... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: C is for Cider Doughnuts

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Visit an apple orchard this fall and you’re just as likely to see folks munching on golden-brown apple-cider... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: D Is For Dirt Roads

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I hewed the road out of wilderness in 1779  with my pickaxe as one of Colonel Hazen’s men.... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: E is For Big E

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The Big E began in 1917, when Joshua L. Brooks opened an agricultural fair in West Springfield, Massachusetts,... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: F is for Fungi

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Foraging–the fine art of scouring the countryside in search of edibles–predates the ubiquitous farm-to-table movement by at least... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: G is for Ghost

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David Pitkin, whose ancestors were early settlers of Connecticut, has been fascinated with the afterlife and the unconscious... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: H is for Hunter’s Moon

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Read more about Autumn A to Z in the September/October issue of Yankee Magazine This essay originally appeared... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: I is for Indian Pudding

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It might not be pretty, but few New England desserts can compete with the historical pedigree of a... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: L is for Leaf Peepers

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Every fall, New England experiences an explosion of variety and color. We’re not talking about trees; we’re talking... Read More »



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