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“Best Dog” | Mary’s Farm

12 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (86% score)

In my adult life, I’ve had three memorable dogs—Gorm, Dune, and Mayday. They all lived long lives, for... Read More »

A Night of Jazz | Mary’s Farm

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

A thin breeze blew up off the lake as I parked in front of the old manse. It... Read More »

A Rare Invasion | Mary’s Farm

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

On Christmas Day I usually have a crowd here–friends, neighbors, and occasionally a cousin or two, my idea... Read More »

A Room Becomes Paradise | Mary’s Farm

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

It has been more than 11 years since I bought Mary’s farm. You, readers, have been patient listeners... Read More »

As Simple As That | Mary’s Farm

6 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (91% score)

In a lifetime of change, a cast-iron cookstove and a porch with a view remain constants. Many years... Read More »

Bats in the Bedroom | Mary’s Farm

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

One night last summer, I was lying in bed reading, my dog asleep against my side. A comfortable... Read More »

Bohemian Paradise | Mary’s Farm

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

Early last winter, I stacked wood in my shirtsleeves, mowed the lawn, and fretted that no ice had... Read More »

Celebrating a 250-Year-Old House | Mary’s Farm

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

The rise of the fields’ soft curves, the seasons of the hay, the broad reach of the old... Read More »

Dancing in the Dark | Mary’s Farm

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

Hot summer nights make the young restless, and now that I’m older, I wonder why. I was once... Read More »

Do Dogs Grieve? | Mary’s Farm

Do Dogs Grieve? | Mary’s Farm

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

Even when Mayday came limping toward her end the fall before last, Harriet gave me a clue to... Read More »

Early Spring | Mary’s Farm

Early Spring | Mary’s Farm

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

At this time of year, when the ice is disappearing from the ponds and some fields are greening... Read More »

February Secrets | Mary’s Farm

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

For some unknowable reason, 19 of my good friends have birthdays in February–if you count my old dog,... Read More »

Fireworks | Mary’s Farm

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

In the next town to ours is a company that manufactures some of the best fireworks in the... Read More »

From the Ashes | Mary’s Farm

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

Many years ago, my mother was in love with a soldier who went to war. On his first... Read More »

Fruitcake Weather | Mary’s Farm

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

It seems that the word fruitcake can no longer be spoken in polite society. You wouldn’t dare serve... Read More »

Giving Thanks One Stick at a Time | Mary’s Farm

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

Sometimes simply being able to carry an armload of wood is reason enough to give thanks. Moving to... Read More »

Good Enough for Eve | Mary’s Farm

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

Apples. Have they been with us since the beginning of time? If you believe the story of Adam... Read More »

Graduation Day | Mary’s Farm

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

The older I get, the more I crave good, strong help. In this quest, I’ve encountered some frustrations.... Read More »

Holy Rummage Sale | Mary’s Farm

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

Our church holds a rummage sale, spring and fall. I’ve come to think of it as my savior.... Read More »

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 »

In Heaven | Mary’s Farm

4 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (71% score)

A week at Mary’s Farm could put you in another frame of mind. In this isolated place, the... Read More »

In Search of Whales | Mary’s Farm

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

Summer is far too dynamic to leave the farm, so I wait for the quiet moments of November,... Read More »

Jazz Sunday in Dublin, New Hampshire | Mary’s Farm

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

For the past dozen or so years, I’ve sung in the choir of our local church. Each Sunday,... Read More »

Loving Harriet | Mary’s Farm

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

My three-year-old border terrier, Harriet, has been a big discipline problem since day one. Black with a white... Read More »

New House from Old | Mary’s Farm

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

A recent cartoon in the New Yorker depicts two older couples sitting amidst the construction debris of the... Read More »

Not My Grandmother’s Paperwhites | Mary’s Farm

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

My grandmother had a sun porch, and around the edges, in front of the windows, she had copper... Read More »

Orphan Holidays | Mary’s Farm

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

In this poignant, heartwarming special edition of “Mary’s Farm,” Edie Clark reflects on the powers of cooking and... Read More »



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