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Annie Graves

Biography:

Annie Graves is a regular contributor to Yankee. A New Hampshire native, she has been a writer and editor for over 25 years, while composing music and writing young adult novels. Find out more about Annie at anniegraves.com.

Tasha Tudor | Legendary Children’s Book Illustrator

3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

Six years after her death, Tasha Tudor is still as enigmatic, fascinating, and entertaining as she was in... Read More »

Winter Harbor, Maine | Bar Harbor’s Coastal Cousin

Winter Harbor, Maine | Bar Harbor’s Coastal Cousin

Why visit just one harbor when you could visit two? The Downeast fishing village of Winter Harbor, Maine,... Read More »

Wickford, Rhode Island | Could You Live Here?

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Water is at the heart of Wickford, Rhode Island, where you’ll shop to the tune of gulls, take... Read More »

Hardy Roses | A Beginner’s Shopping List

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Roses belong to an enormous family called Rosaceae, encompassing thousands of plant species from apples to strawberries. Here... Read More »

Gillette Castle and Chester, CT

Did you ever turn a corner and suddenly feel like you’ve driven off the map? Discovered your own... Read More »

Foolproof Roses | Winter-Hardy Varieties

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

Rose envy may be a thing of the past with these winter-hardy varieties. Not far from Mark Twain’s... Read More »

New London, New Hampshire | Could You Live Here?

New London, New Hampshire | Could You Live Here?

10 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (90% score)

New London, New Hampshire, is an inviting college town surrounded by lakes and mountains. In New London, trees... Read More »

The Smith College Botanic Garden | A Glimpse of Green

Like desert wanderers thirsting for water, we’re parched for a glimpse of green.   Color, too. Somewhere in... Read More »

Essex, Connecticut | Could You Live Here?

8 votes, 4.12 avg. rating (82% score)

With a bucolic setting on the Connecticut River and steeped in history and tradition, Essex, Connecticut, was once... Read More »

Pat’s Peak in Henniker, NH | Go Play in the Snow

Even native New Englanders have gaps in their areas of supposed expertise. In winter, we grapple collectively with... Read More »

Newburyport, Massachusetts | It’s a Wonderful Life

Newburyport, Massachusetts | It’s a Wonderful Life

17 votes, 4.35 avg. rating (86% score)

  Snow blows off the harbor at Newburyport, Massachusetts, carrying whispers of clipper ships. They glide in from... Read More »

The Marginal Way | A Coastal Stroll in Ogunquit, ME

The Marginal Way, in Ogunquit, Maine, is anything but. Marginal, that is—in the traditional sense of the word.... Read More »

Raspberry Roasted Beets and Chèvre Over Shallot, Walnut, and Beet Greens Couscous

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The Franklin County Fair in Greenfield, MA | “The Oldest Continuously Operating County Fair in America”

The Franklin County Fair in Greenfield, MA | “The Oldest Continuously Operating County Fair in America”

I began hearing buzz for the 165th Franklin County Fair when I stopped at Mim’s Market in Northfield,... Read More »

Shelburne, VT | Where Shelburne Museum and Shelburne Farms Meet

Call it a seriously bizarre case of mistaken identity. It’s hard to believe that Shelburne Museum and Shelburne... Read More »

The Upcycled Garden | Salvaged Materials in the Garden

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

  An enormous “O” hangs in Jeff Soderbergh’s backyard, dangling from a cherry tree like a giant earring.... Read More »

Greenheads | Learn about Greenhead Flies, the Beasts of the Northern Wild

22 votes, 4.45 avg. rating (88% score)

The wild serenity of the salt marsh stretches from Maine to Florida. It is a world caught between... Read More »

Historic Wickford, Rhode Island | Home to the Wickford Art Festival

You must love a harbor specked with sailboats, embrace dogs of every nation, and enjoy strolling through the... Read More »

Vermont’s Champlain Islands | Freshwater Pearls

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

One thing’s for sure: There’s weather here. Enfolded in the bright white clouds that scud like sails across... Read More »

Peaks Island, Maine | Island Day Trip

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

Just pedal or stroll and breathe in the salt air on Peaks Island, with views to tempt a... Read More »

Champlain Islands | VermontFreshwater Pearls

Champlain Islands | VermontFreshwater Pearls

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

One thing’s for sure: There’s weather here. Enfolded in the bright white clouds that scud like sails across... Read More »

Historic Essex Village | The Perfect Small Town

Surrounded on three sides by water, historic Essex Village – the perfect small town – juts into the... Read More »

Nuances of New Haven, Connecticut | A Complex City

New Haven, Connecticut, is complex the way wines from the south of France can be. Just when you... Read More »

Light on Newburyport, Massachusetts

Someone should do a guestimate of the number of bricks in coastal downtown Newburyport, Massachusetts. Between the sublime... Read More »

Peaks Island, Maine

Adjectives ensue on the ferry ride to Peaks Island from Portland, Maine. Frothy, brilliant, sparkling, sea-salty. Everything that... Read More »

Burlington Farmers’ Market: The Best in New England?

For a little taste of southern France in northern New England, the Burlington Farmers’ Market on Saturday is... Read More »

Champlain Islands, Vermont

Champlain Islands, Vermont

The largest freshwater Lake in the East holds a scattering of islands strung together like fish on a line,... Read More »



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