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January/February 2009

Feature Stories

Andrew Wyeth: ‘America’s Most Beloved Painter’

Andrew Wyeth: ‘America’s Most Beloved Painter’
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Read this tribute to Andrew Wyeth by fellow Maine resident, Yankee art critic Edgar Allen Beem. Find Wyeth’s... Read More »

Book Review | Disaster in Lawrence

Book Review | Disaster in Lawrence
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Witnesses reported that at first, it sounded like snow sliding off a roof, a familiar sound on a... Read More »

Erica Wheeler | Music Review

Erica Wheeler | Music Review
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How often do we hear about another old farm being demolished and redeveloped as a subdivision or strip... Read More »

Hockey Fever

Hockey Fever
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I like almost everything about pond hockey: the potluck quality of the players (young and old, male and... Read More »

How to Get Through Winter | Mary’s Farm

How to Get Through Winter | Mary’s Farm
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

I almost ran out of wood last year. In the middle of winter I had to scramble and... Read More »

John Updike’s ‘The Wallet’

John Updike’s ‘The Wallet’
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NOTE: In memory of Pulitzer-Prize winning author and New Englander John Updike, we share this short story from... Read More »

Megachurches in New England

Megachurches in New England
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The first time 27-year-old Mike Mancini set foot in Faith Church, he did so as an atheist. A... Read More »

New England Numbers: Snow

New England Numbers: Snow
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$139.99 price of a swinging “plow-proof” mailbox made by MainelyMetals of Pittston, Maine 35 mph or greater wind... Read More »

Occasion: Apres-Ski Party

Occasion: Apres-Ski Party
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Perhaps you’ve seen the red-and-white bumper sticker “Mad River Glen: Ski It If You Can.” If you have... Read More »

Overnight at Mt. Washington Observatory

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 »

President Obama in New Hampshire

President Obama in New Hampshire
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The Big Question: “Buddy” Cianci

The Big Question: “Buddy” Cianci
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Although Buddy Cianci is no longer mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, his presence there is palpable since his... Read More »

Valentine’s Day: Sweet Ideas

Valentine’s Day: Sweet Ideas
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1. Stay for an Ivy League weekend at the Study at Yale. 2. Collect antiques — antique Valentines,... Read More »

VIDEO: Annie Serves Comfort Food

VIDEO: Annie Serves Comfort Food
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Annie B. Copps prepares “Dad’s Chicken and Rice” for Today Show audiences to demonstrate the joys of “comfort... Read More »

White Mountain Guide, Rescuer, Photographer

White Mountain Guide, Rescuer, Photographer
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If you’re lost or injured in a winter storm in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, you want Joe Lentini... Read More »

Food

Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Bacon-Wrapped Dates
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Baked Stuffed Onions

Baked Stuffed Onions
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BBQ Sauce

BBQ Sauce
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Best Chili Recipe from a World Champion Cook

Best Chili Recipe from a World Champion Cook
13 votes, 4.23 avg. rating (84% score)

Jerry Buma, the 2007 International Chili Society World’s Champion, lives in Northbridge, Massachusetts, in a house his grandfather... Read More »

Best Chocolate Makers

Best Chocolate Makers
1 vote, 1.00 avg. rating (49% score)

Who are the top chocolate makers in New England? Annie B. Copps, took on the sweet task of... Read More »

Booma’s Revenge Chili

Booma’s Revenge Chili

Booma’s Revenge Chili
31 votes, 3.90 avg. rating (78% score)

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Carrots with Brown Butter and Thyme

Carrots with Brown Butter and Thyme
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Chevre and Leek Tart

Chevre and Leek Tart

Chevre and Leek Tart
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Chocolate Peanut-Butter Balls

Chocolate Peanut-Butter Balls
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ChocoLee

ChocoLee
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Lee Napoli’s handmade truffles are filled with the current darlings of the chocolate world–chiles and espresso–as well as... Read More »

Cocoapelli

Cocoapelli
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Jonathan Spillane makes each of these wonders by hand himself. His flavored ganaches are heady little delights. 9... Read More »

Cole Slaw

Cole Slaw
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Comfort Food Recipes

Comfort Food Recipes
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So much more than just fuel for our bodies, comfort food can also give great pleasure and solace.... Read More »

Dad’s Chicken and Rice

Dad’s Chicken and Rice

Dad’s Chicken and Rice
5 votes, 4.40 avg. rating (86% score)

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Daily Chocolate

Daily Chocolate
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The cream, butter, and maple syrup come from local sources, but the cherries marinated in port wine and... Read More »

February Menu: Spicy Beef Stew

February Menu: Spicy Beef Stew
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Gratin of Cabbage

Gratin of Cabbage
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Homemade Mac and Cheese

Homemade Mac and Cheese

Homemade Mac and Cheese
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Italian Ravioli

Italian Ravioli
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Julie’s Brownies

Julie’s Brownies

Julie’s Brownies
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Lobster Nachos

Lobster Nachos

Lobster Nachos
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Maple Syrup-Roasted Parsnip Bisque

Maple Syrup-Roasted Parsnip Bisque
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Michelle Obama’s Recipe for Apple Cobbler

Michelle Obama’s Recipe for Apple Cobbler
54 votes, 3.70 avg. rating (74% score)

“Bake at 300 for up to 3 hours — that’s what makes the crust flaky, like Barack likes... Read More »

Mom’s Meatloaf

Mom’s Meatloaf

Mom’s Meatloaf
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New Cookbooks We Love

New Cookbooks We Love
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If you look forward to Yankee‘s “Food” section each issue, you probably love trying new recipes. Great cookbooks... Read More »

New England Butter

New England Butter
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In New England, butter is a special year-round gift whose taste and texture vary magically with the cycle... Read More »

Onion Biscuits

Onion Biscuits
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Onion Rings

Onion Rings
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Oscar Party Show-Stoppers

Oscar Party Show-Stoppers
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It’s Academy Awards time. That means a party! Dress up, take your seats, and let the party begin.... Read More »

Pistachio-Craisin Biscotti

Pistachio-Craisin Biscotti
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Pork Shoulder

Pork Shoulder
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Pork Stir Fry

Pork Stir Fry
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Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Pulled Pork Sandwiches
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Recipes Under $10

Recipes Under $10
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These days, people are looking for recipes under $10, simple ways to stretch their dollar in all facets... Read More »

Restaurant Review: City Limits, Stamford, CT

Restaurant Review: City Limits, Stamford, CT
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There’s not a lot of praise out there for the Connecticut stretch of I-95, but City Limits, a... Read More »

Restaurant Review: Trio, Narragansett, RI

Restaurant Review: Trio, Narragansett, RI
2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

The folks at Newport Restaurant Group know what they’re doing. Trio is their seventh restaurant in the Ocean... Read More »

Salmon Martinis

Salmon Martinis

Salmon Martinis
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Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes
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Sliced Pork Sandwiches

Sliced Pork Sandwiches
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Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed Cabbage
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Super Bowl Party Ideas

Super Bowl Party Ideas
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I love a good Super Bowl party, but truth be told I am not a big football fan.... Read More »

Tortilla Rolled with Scrambled Eggs, Cheese, and Caramelized Onions

Tortilla Rolled with Scrambled Eggs, Cheese, and Caramelized Onions
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Unbridled Chocolates

Unbridled Chocolates
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Many of Alan Crofut’s creations have an equestrian theme as a nod to his love for horses, but... Read More »

Vermont Cheddar Fondue

Vermont Cheddar Fondue
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Home & Garden

Antiques: Mochaware

Antiques: Mochaware
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When I was young, my father had an ant farm. I was a little creeped out, and a... Read More »

Cape Cod Kindling | Newspaper Knots

Cape Cod Kindling | Newspaper Knots
3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

Useful stuff from 75 years of Yankee. Edith Hunter of Waitsfield, Vermont, submitted this in January 1991. One... Read More »

Detail: Walkway

Detail: Walkway
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“I’d walk into the house and Dave [Stephenson] would be standing there, looking up at it,” recalls Baxter... Read More »

House For Sale: Wales, Massachusetts

House For Sale: Wales, Massachusetts
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If you’re female, live within driving distance of central Massachusetts, are fed up with winter, love to cook,... Read More »

How to Remove Snow from Trees and Shrubs | Gardening Advice

How to Remove Snow from Trees and Shrubs | Gardening Advice
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Should I shake snow and ice off the branches of my shrubs and trees, or is it better... Read More »

Make a DIY Pet Bed | Inspired Ideas

Make a DIY Pet Bed | Inspired Ideas
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Pets love to nest, and making a practical, comfortable bed for your dog or cat is fun and... Read More »

New Hampshire Post and Beam House

New Hampshire Post and Beam House
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Build on the heights; raise it to the sky. As any good cathedral builder from the Middle Ages... Read More »

Paint Resources

Paint Resources
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In his workshop off the garage, Baxter, no longer acting, builds handcrafted furniture that he finishes with Old-Fashioned... Read More »

Real Solutions: Pruning, Wood Ash Uses

Real Solutions: Pruning, Wood Ash Uses
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Is winter the right time to prune my apple trees and blueberry bushes? — R.R., Jackson, NJ Most... Read More »

Season’s Must-Haves: Indoor Rowing

Season’s Must-Haves: Indoor Rowing
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Who among us hasn’t made a New Year’s resolution to lose that holiday flab? Well, here’s Yankee‘s secret... Read More »

Vermont: The Matter of an Old Barn

Vermont: The Matter of an Old Barn
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One of the neighbors has built himself a nice new barn. He did it between noon and quitting... Read More »

Travel

An Ivy League Valentine’s Day

An Ivy League Valentine’s Day
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The Study at Yale could be just the place for the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s... Read More »

Black History Month and Black Heritage Trails

Black History Month and Black Heritage Trails
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February is Black History Month and New England’s history is linked with the African-American experience in many ways.... Read More »

Burlington,VT: Snowkiting on Lake Champlain

Burlington,VT: Snowkiting on Lake Champlain
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See more snowkiting photos I trudge across the ice, following Rachael Miller, my snowkiting instructor, onto frozen Lake... Read More »

Jericho Village, VT: ‘Snowflake’ Bentley

Jericho Village, VT: ‘Snowflake’ Bentley
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Vermonters know snow. Most can trace their relationship with the substance along the shooting pains in their lower... Read More »

Montpelier, Vermont’s Valentine’s Day Phantom

Montpelier, Vermont’s Valentine’s Day Phantom
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Photo/Art by Erick Ingraham As a newcomer to Montpelier, Vermont, I’ve often wondered why no one has stood... Read More »

Winter Fun | 17 Ways to Love Winter in New England

Winter Fun | 17 Ways to Love Winter in New England
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Winter in New England might be the season you look forward to all year, or it might be... Read More »

More Great Stories

‘Disaster in Lawrence’ Excerpt

‘Disaster in Lawrence’ Excerpt
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Read Tim Clark’s review of Disaster in Lawrence from the January/February 2008 issue of Yankee. Excerpt from Disaster... Read More »

A Complex, Contradictory, Lovely Place

A Complex, Contradictory, Lovely Place
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I once read in a guidebook: “Of all the natural regions of the United States, New England is... Read More »

AUDIO: Mel Allen’s Winter Tips

AUDIO: Mel Allen’s Winter Tips
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Yankee‘s editor Mel Allen talks with the “Frugal Yankee” on having fun in winter, not just surviving, but... Read More »

Best Chocolate Shops in New England

Best Chocolate Shops in New England

Best Chocolate Shops in New England
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We know it’s more than a bit hackneyed to say, but choosing the top chocolate makers in New... Read More »

Catherine Riedel

Catherine Riedel
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Catherine Riedel, a regular contributor to Yankee‘s “Antiques & Collectibles” column, works for Boston-based Skinner, Inc., one of... Read More »

Chili Recipes

Chili Recipes
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Everyone has a recipe for chili, it seems. And everyone’s is different, whether with the meat, or lack... Read More »

David Cicilline: Mayor of Providence

David Cicilline: Mayor of Providence
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From Yankee Magazine March 2005 THWAP! David Cicilline, the mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, drives a gloved fist... Read More »

Edie Clark

Edie Clark
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As a contributing editor, Edie Clark writes her popular column “Mary’s Farm” and other feature stories for Yankee... Read More »

From Cape Cod to Colby

From Cape Cod to Colby
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For 18 years, Bevin Engman, an artist on the faculty of Colby College in Waterville, Maine, primarily painted... Read More »

Harris Hill in Brattleboro, VT | Where People Fly

Harris Hill in Brattleboro, VT | Where People Fly
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This past Sunday I drove west about 30 miles, to Brattleboro, Vermont, where the best of what a... Read More »

Homemade Foods of Family and Friends

Homemade Foods of Family and Friends
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I’ve been in the food business for a long time. I started what’s now my career — I... Read More »

Hot Coffee

Hot Coffee
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The Boston Globe reported on Wednesday that “a topless coffee shop that raised the ire of many residents... Read More »

How to Build an Igloo

How to Build an Igloo
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Have you ever wondered how to build an igloo? Dr. Norbert Yankielun shares the importance of “the appropriate... Read More »

How to Build an Igloo in 10 Steps

How to Build an Igloo in 10 Steps
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Make a snow shelter in your own yard with these instructions on how to build an igloo in... Read More »

Inside Yankee: Do Winter Right

Inside Yankee: Do Winter Right
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I came to New England for the first time during a snowstorm in January 1970. To me it... Read More »

Mayors: David Cicilline and Eddie Perez

Mayors: David Cicilline and Eddie Perez
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Mike Stanton’s biography of former Providence mayor Buddy Cianci is the basis of the forthcoming film, The Prince... Read More »

Old Mayor, New Mayor

Old Mayor, New Mayor
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POLITICAL AFFILIATION Cianci: Spoke at Republican National Conventions, wanted to be Ronald Reagan’s running mate in 1980, and... Read More »

Pairings for January/February

Pairings for January/February
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To respond, click on the link below. You will come to our Feedback page. Step 1. Fill in... Read More »

Pairings Hint — Jan/Feb

Pairings Hint — Jan/Feb
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To respond, click on the link below. You will come to our Feedback page. Step 1. Fill in... Read More »

Paper Bag Stool Top Decorating Technique

Paper Bag Stool Top Decorating Technique
3 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Gwynne Gardner, the Vermont homeowner who used this brown-bag technique as a floor covering (How’d They Do that?... Read More »

Seco; a braised meat dish

Seco; a braised meat dish
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There’s a saying in Peru: Bueno es culantro pero no tanto. Translated, it means “Cilantro is good, but... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: President Obama Photos in New Hampshire

SLIDE SHOW: President Obama Photos in New Hampshire
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Tim Llewellyn photographed Barack Obama on the trail that led through New Hampshire to Washington, D.C. “From Manchester... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: Snowkiting on Lake Champlain

SLIDE SHOW: Snowkiting on Lake Champlain
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The excitement of snowkiting on Lake Champlain awaits. Once you get the hang of it both you and... Read More »

Small Towns, Big Stories

Small Towns, Big Stories
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Saturday night I gave a speech to the Hillsborough, New Hampshire, Chamber of Commerce. It was their annual... Read More »

Speaking My Mind

Speaking My Mind
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Yankee food editor Annie B. Copps suggests these — meatloaf, chicken and rice, pancakes, and macaroni and cheese.... Read More »

Stamped Mail

Stamped Mail
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A lot of letters come to me, all kinds of letters. I often read that the handwritten letter... Read More »

The End of Television

The End of Television
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Months ago, or so it seems now, we were told that as of February 17, 2009, our ability... Read More »

The Old Volumes of Yankee Magazine

The Old Volumes of Yankee Magazine
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In a small room on the second floor of Yankee are bookshelves lined with the old-timers—the bound volumes... Read More »

The Rise and Fall of Eddie Perez

The Rise and Fall of Eddie Perez
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The Rise and Fall of Eddie Perez Hartford’s Mayor on the Hot Seat I don’t know Eddie Perez,... Read More »

The Up Side to Recession

The Up Side to Recession
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Recently I brought some pants in to Jane’s in Stitches, a tiny nook of a place on a... Read More »

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day
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Some say Valentine’s Day is a phony-baloney holiday, created by restaurants and greeting-card companies. As a “singleton” and... Read More »

VIDEO: Mount Washington in Winter

VIDEO: Mount Washington in Winter
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As a guide and rescuer on Mount Washington during the winter, Joe Lentini lives in a world few... Read More »

Winter Adventures: Skiing, Dogsledding, Tracking

Winter Adventures: Skiing, Dogsledding, Tracking
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Do winter right by getting out in the great outdoors. There are adventures you can’t get any other... Read More »

Writers of the Future

Writers of the Future
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For eight years I’ve taught magazine writing at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. The class is always... Read More »



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