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Yankee Magazine's January/February 2013 Issue

Yankee Magazine’s January/February 2013 Issue
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DUBLIN, New Hampshire (December 13, 2012)— On newsstands December 25, Yankee Magazine’s January/February issue explores things that stand the test of time— from Johnson Woolen Mills, a small Vermont company that has kept us warm with its signature red-checked shirts and heavy-duty green trousers since 1842 (p. 19), to the “Best 5 Used Bookstores,” and a laugh-filled look at how to deal with owning an old house (p. 23). In “The Man Who Listens to Soldiers,” Colonel Jon Coffin welcomes the men and women of the Vermont National Guard home from the war and helps them endure the long and often painful healing process (p. 14). Then, read all about “New Englandville: The Town of Our Dreams,” our quintessential little village that gathers everything we love about New England into one perfect place.

“Everyone will want to spend days, or weeks—or years, even—in ‘New Englandville’ (p. 30). It’s the place where you can sink deep into an inviting library chair looking out to sea, or ski the trails that wind through the hills, or meet friends for the best coffee and doughnuts for miles around, or simply wander one of the country’s best small art museums,” says Yankee Magazine’s editor Mel Allen.

Inside Yankee’s January/February Issue

Feature stories

“In Search of New England’s Classic Cocktail” —by Wayne Curtis (p. 72): Follow along as one intrepid reporter goes on the road to track down the true spirit of our region.

“The Draft Horse Whisperer” —by Ian Aldrich (p. 80): No one knows more about the horse that built New England than John Hutton. In the woods and fields, a trio of sturdy Belgians are his most trusted partners.

“This Just In” —by Monica Wood (p. 88): For the author’s sister, the nightly television news from Maine delivers the most riveting stories of our time and place.

“Stillness and Flight” —photographed by Allison Trentelman; text by Mel Allen (p. 92): These images capture the delicate beauty of landscape and wildlife from the photographer’s mountaintop home on the Maine Coast.

“The Big Question” —interviewed by Julia Shipley (p. 98): Snowplow driver Rusty Churchill explains how he keeps the 65 miles of roads in Cabot, Vermont, plowed, salted and sanded during winter’s long embrace.

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