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Inside Yankee: March/April 2010

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For most of his 54 years, Richard Phillips has lived his life without the glare of celebrity. He... Read More »

Inside Yankee: September/October

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Imagine most people would say that love is the most potent four-letter word in our language. I agree.... Read More »

Inside Yankee: The Gift of Community

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This space is where I usually tell you about the stories bound together within these covers. But there’s... Read More »

Inside Yankee: Traditions Old and New

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For any reader who feels that traditions no longer matter, that anything our parents or grandparents cherished should... Read More »

Jim Donahue & Eugene Platt, Topiary Gardeners, Portsmouth, Rhode Island

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In 1905, the Thomas Brayton family hired Joseph Carreiro to create gardens on their estate overlooking Narragansett Bay.... Read More »

Johnson Hall Museum | Here in New England

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A word from our editor Mel Allen: When you have written about New Englanders for over 35 years... Read More »

Ken Gloss, Antiquarian Bookseller, Boston, Massachusetts

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Family lore has it that Ken Gloss’s first spoken word was “book.” How could it be otherwise? His... Read More »

Keoka Lake

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LOCATION: Keoka Lake, Waterford Date: October 3 Time: 6:22 a.m. Equipment: 40mm lens “I left the house before... Read More »

Keoka Lake, Waterford

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LOCATION: Keoka Lake, Waterford Date: October 11 Time: 8:00 a.m. Equipment: 40mm lens “After shooting sunrise at Bear... Read More »

Larry Joel of Bridgeport, Connecticut

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From Yankee magazine March 1982 The meeting was set for eight o’clock, but now it’s past nine. “It’s... Read More »

Lunch With the Traveler’s Friend

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One of the most fun parts of this work is meeting with writers. I can’t think of anything... Read More »

Maine Black Bears | Yankee Classic

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This Yankee Magazine Classic is from December 1978 Also, read a photographer’s account of his 2007 excursion to... Read More »

Maine Wreaths Go to Arlington Cemetery

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Wreath escort is underway: wreathsacrossamerica.org. The next ceremony will take place on December 10, 2011 at 12 Noon... Read More »

Making Memories

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Of all the gifts that the holiday season bestows on us, the most enduring are memories. When our... Read More »

Memories of Adele | Mother’s Day Tribute

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Soon after my father died, my mother became a caterer. She designed a business card with her name,... Read More »

Monadnock Region: New Hampshire

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For those of us who live here in the southwestern pocket of New Hampshire, we know we’re home... Read More »

Mystic Seaport, CT: Scale Model Version

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Slide show: Mystic River Scale Model. Inside a modest white building on the northwestern edge of the green... Read More »

Newport, RI: Touro Synagogue

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I once brought my mother, Adele, to Newport on a small cruise ship. We visited the mansions and... Read More »

Obama and the Little Snowflake

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Those of us who live in New Hampshire saw the just-concluded primary season unfold like nowhere else. Everyone... Read More »

Overnight at Mt. Washington Observatory

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VIDEO: Mt. Washington in Winter You don’t stay strangers when you pack together on a blue-sky morning in... Read More »

Pan-Mass Challenge

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VIDEO: Pan-Mass Challenge There are people who possess a gift they don’t really know they have, until something... Read More »

Paper Trails

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I’m one of those people who keep things long after I’ve ceased to need them. For instance, my... Read More »

Paradise Hill

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LOCATION: Paradise Hill, Bethel Date: October 10 Time: 6:40 a.m. Equipment: 40mm lens “I went to where I... Read More »

Parsonsfield

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LOCATION: Parsonsfield Date: October 13 Time: 11:30 a.m. Equipment: 60mm lens “The leaves falling, the rocking chairs on... Read More »

Parsonsfield 150mm

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LOCATION: Parsonsfield Date: October 13 Time: 5 p.m. Equipment: 150mm lens “Reverent is how I feel in graveyards.... Read More »

Pine Point

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LOCATION: Pine Point (northeast of Old Orchard Beach) Date: October 4 Time: 5:05 p.m. Equipment: 40mm lens “I... Read More »

Poore Family Farm | Here in New England

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Web Extra: View more photos of the Poore Family Farm. Imagine a house that held everything that you’d... Read More »



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