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Painter Albert Quigley | Mary’s Farm

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

I love many things about this area, but one of my strongest pulls is from the legacy of... Read More »

Phantom Dahlias | Mary’s Farm

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A man down the road grows dahlias, the magnificent and ancient starbursts of color that in northern climes... Read More »

Queen Bee | Mary’s Farm

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Last fall, a young man who lives nearby knocked on my door. He wanted to know whether he... Read More »

Raging Bull | Mary’s Farm

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One day late last fall while I was out raking, a pickup with a noisy muffler rumbled past.... Read More »

Red Is the Color | Mary’s Farm

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Last year was one of the worst years for hay that I can remember. Aside from the need... Read More »

Santa’s Home | Mary’s Farm

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Downstairs in the farmhouse here, I have a small furnished apartment that I sometimes rent out. Last year... Read More »

Saying Rabbit, Rabbit | The Luck of the English

Saying Rabbit, Rabbit | The Luck of the English

15 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (73% score)

Today is the first day of the month and Rabbit! was the first word spoken in this house.... Read More »

Seeing Ghosts | Mary’s Farm

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People sometimes ask if I’ve ever seen a ghost in this house, a reasonable question since the house... Read More »

Snowbound | Mary’s Farm

Snowbound | Mary’s Farm

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

“If you don’t like the weather, wait a minute and it will change” is such a famous saying... Read More »

The Digs | Mary’s Farm

The Digs | Mary’s Farm

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On clear days, artists sometimes come up here to try to capture this view, a panorama of fields,... Read More »

The House That Benjamin Mason Built | Mary’s Farm

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Next summer, my house will turn 250 years old. I’m at a loss as to how to celebrate... Read More »

The Ice Storm | Mary’s Farm

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At one o’clock in the morning on December 12, 2008, I woke to a still darkness and the... Read More »

The Irony of a Tree | Mary’s Farm

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Around this time of year, I start thinking about pruning my fruit trees. A few years ago, I... Read More »

The Legacy | Marys Farm

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

My late husband, Paul, came from a big clan. His mother was somewhere in the middle of a... Read More »

The Most Important Building in Town | Mary’s Farm

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I have a longtime love of libraries, reaching back to when my mother would leave me off at... Read More »

Visit to the Family Homestead | Mary’s Farm

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When I first came here to Mary’s farm, I named the place “Stillpoint” because it was so quiet... Read More »

Waking the Dead | Mary’s Farm

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When I was growing up, a funeral was considered a somber event, one too gruesome to allow children... Read More »

With a Little Luck | Mary’s Farm

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I once realized with sudden clarity that owning a home, a home that has some land and a... Read More »



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