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Yankee's September/October Issue Celebrates Fall Foliage in New England

Yankee’s September/October Issue Celebrates Fall Foliage in New England
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Dublin, New Hampshire (August 21, 2009)–Yankee Magazine’s September/October issue, on newsstands August 25, 2009, celebrates fall foliage and the rites of autumn in New England with a feature story on Vermont’s Route 100, the most scenic drive of all. Mouthwatering apple recipes, a peek inside the life of New England’s most fanatical leaf peeper, and 90 fall events are just a few of the highlights of the issue, which is bursting with color and the rituals of the season.

“Chasing peak color turns the brilliance of autumn into an always-futile chase,” says Mel Allen, Yankee’s editor. “Futile because peak color arrives on a continuum: Now you see it, now you don’t. But the essence of a New England fall is about becoming part of the continuum, not isolating it to one exuberant moment.”

Inside the Issue

Feature stories:

“The Leaf Seeker”– by Michael Blanding, photographed by Jeff Folger (page 84): Photographer Jeff “Foliage” Folger is on a mission to capture fall in New England–one tree at a time.

“The Big Question” — Interviewed by Ian Aldrich, photographed by Christian Kozowyk (page 98): We asked filmmaker Ken Burns, whose newest film, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, is scheduled to air on PBS stations in late September: “Where do history and storytelling meet?”

“Occasion: October Surprise” — by Theresa Sullivan Barger, photographed by ?The Brothers Kozowyk’ (page 100): Every Halloween, ghosts and goblins transform the village of Collinsville, Connecticut.

“Lighting the Fire” — by Tal Birdsey (page 106): Ripton, Vermont’s North Branch School offers struggling students the gifts of hope and affirmation.

“Where Time Just Stops” — by Ian Aldrich, photographed by Steven Vote (page 90): Father and son share a timeless passion: fly-fishing amid the beauty of the Berkshire Hills.

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One Response to Yankee’s September/October Issue Celebrates Fall Foliage in New England

  1. Marlene McInnis October 28, 2013 at 5:02 pm #

    Where can I get a copy of the magazine that had the fisherman on the Saco River?
    Love your Magazine over the years.

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