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SLIDE SHOW: Terry John Woods’ Summer House

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Terry John Woods’ Summer House celebrates the beauty of home inspired by the summer season. Woods’ vision is... Read More »

SLIDE SHOW: The Collector

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Bill Johnson’s Johnson Hall Museum in Wells, Maine, is filled with objects and novelties from a lifetime spent... Read More »

Soil Enhancement: Composting

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Learn about the difference between “hot” and “cold” methods of composting. Composting is a method of recycling naturally... Read More »

Songs of the Sox

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57 The Songs of the Sox: “Sweet Caroline” and “Tessie” The ritual of playing “Sweet Caroline” at Fenway... Read More »

Sportswriter Jackie MacMullan | The Big Question

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“As a kid in Westwood, Massachusetts, all I ever wanted to do was play street hockey. My house... Read More »

Spring Things

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Here are ways to welcome New England’s most-welcome season — SPRING! 1. Cook fresh with spring garden recipes... Read More »

Stranded on the Coldest Day of the Year |  A Cold Day for a Swim

Stranded on the Coldest Day of the Year | A Cold Day for a Swim

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They were stranded on a pile of rocks 200 yards from shore. The wind chill was 53 degrees... Read More »

Summer Dessert Recipes

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Everything tastes sweeter in summertime. Whip up these sweet treats and savor the season. Read More »

Summer in New England

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So much to see, so little time — it’s summer in New England! Everyone wants to start at... Read More »

Table Decorations | Fourth of July Crafts

Table Decorations | Fourth of July Crafts

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with these instructions to make festive patriotic table decorations. Instructions to Make Firework... Read More »

Takes the Gravy

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Of course, no holiday table is complete without a vessel with which to serve the gravy. Woodbury Pewter’s... Read More »

Tasha Tudor’s Storybook Farm

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Tasha Tudor, author and illustrator of books for children, recently passed away at 92. An illustrator of more... Read More »

Tee Off

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Did you know that most pro golfers wear shoes made in Brockton, Massachusetts? FootJoy-brand golf shoes are the... Read More »

The Beauty of Gate 29

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I have hiked the Gate 29 road off Route 202 in New Salem, Massachusetts, at the north end... Read More »

The Best 5: Quilt Museums & Workshops

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Quilts warm Connecticut writer Barbara Wysocki’s toes and delight her eyes. Founding editor of Layers, the New England... Read More »

The Big Question: Bode Miller

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We caught up with Bode Miller two days after the World Cup skier made headlines for a spectacular... Read More »

The Big Question: How Do You Swim in Really Cold Water?

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Lynne Cox’s strange and wonderful relationship with the coldest waters on the planet began as a youngster turning... Read More »

The Big Question: Opera Singer Lisa Saffer

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Lisa Saffer is a 47-year-old diva. She received her master’s degree from Boston’s New England Conservatory of Music... Read More »

The Boston Pops at Christmas: How do you make it new?

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Santa Claus will come to town, the herald angels will sing, and the bells will jingle all the... 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 Guide and the Allagash

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Read more: Wooden and Canvas Canoes This Yankee Classic is from July/August 2001 Gil Gilpatrick lifts the last... Read More »

The Kids Stay in the Picture: Photographing Children and Food

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When it comes to photographing children and food, Heath suggests: Let your spouse take the shots. “Lisa takes... Read More »

The Monadnock Roar

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Yankee classic from November 1990 You’ve never heard of Eliot Elanman. It’s not even his real name. I... Read More »

The Monster Seats

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62 The Monster Seats Architect Janet Marie Smith hit a grand slam with this idea. Sometime between now... Read More »

The Price of a View in Vermont

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Years ago, when our young family was searching for a place to settle in southern Vermont, we heard... Read More »

The Red Seat

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29 The Red Seat Section 42, row 37, seat 21 — the Red Seat. Patrons thinking about sitting... Read More »

The Sands of Monomoy

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Erosion may be a significant concern for beachfront homeowners, but other species of Cape Cod dwellers are also... Read More »



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