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The Draft Horse Whisperer

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It’s going to be a good day for swearing. John Hutton indicates as much as he heads to... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: B is for BOG

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It’s not often that a farmer’s hard work brings tour buses filled with camera-toting visitors, or families with... 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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We harvested more potatoes today, on a warm, clear October afternoon, geese threading south high above. With the... 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: K is for Kancamagus Highway

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It just may be the most scenic drive in New England, which is why you want to wake... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: L is for Leaf Peepers

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The Perfectionist Like a knight searching for the Holy Grail, the Perfectionist is on a sacred quest for... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: M is for Mohawk Trail

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Photo Credit: Library of Congress The fast way to reach the Berkshires from the east is to hop... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: N is for No No-See-Ums

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Itchless in Autumn With early autumn’s frosty blast, Our ankles whisper, “Free at last!” The only place you’ll... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: P is for Pumpkin Festival

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Autumn is, of course, pumpkin season. And nowhere is it longed for and worshiped more than in Maine... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: Q is for Quabbin

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The creation of the Quabbin Reservoir in central Massachusetts came with a cost: The sites of four communities... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: R is for Raking

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The popularity of the rake as a lawn-manicuring device coincided with the post-World War II boom in suburban... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: S is for Shutterbug

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In 1935, Kodak introduced modern color film and along the way sparked a foliage-photography revolution. Nothing brought out... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: T is for Tunbridge World’s Fair

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At first glance, the little east-central Vermont town of Tunbridge, population 1,300 or so, seems a little big... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: U is for Up-Up

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Ten years have passed, and still I remember the sensation of floating above the Pioneer Valley, as if... Read More »

The Encyclopedia of Fall: V is for Vineyard

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The idea of locally made wine remains a head-scratcher to most New Englanders, and to the average visitor... Read More »

The Fisk-Carlton

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7 The Fisk-Carlton I owe a long-overdue apology to a college professor for an early morning class I... Read More »

The Gift: Lake Champlain’s Mysterious Photo

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Sandra (“Sandi”) Mansi lives in Bristol, Vermont, up a long drive away from the two-lane road, past mounds... Read More »

The Grumman-St. John House

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The Grumman-St. John House has witnessed more than 265 years of Norwalk’s history and even survived the burning... Read More »

The Gun That Built Hartford

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“The good people of this world are very far from being satisfied with each other, and my arms... Read More »

The Hardest Working Couple in Vermont | The Throwbacks

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Jimmy and Sara Ackermann just may be the hardest-working couple in Vermont. They’re trying to do what many... Read More »

The Hardest-Working Dog in New England

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Border collies–athletic, agile, extremely intelligent dogs–have been the herding dog of choice for sheep owners for more than... Read More »

The Hunt for the Perfect Foliage Shot

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New England presents myriad photo opportunities in autumn for those people patient enough to seek them out. So... Read More »



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