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July/August 2007

Feature Stories

A Splash of Color

A Splash of Color
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Want to add a bit of flair to your wardrobe? Try a scarf. Mitzi Johnson manipulates colors and... Read More »

Amy Tan’s Journey

Amy Tan’s Journey
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Lyme disease — also known as neuroborreliosis when it invades the central nervous system — does not discriminate... Read More »

Bats in the Bedroom | Mary’s Farm

Bats in the Bedroom | Mary’s Farm
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One night last summer, I was lying in bed reading, my dog asleep against my side. A comfortable... Read More »

Be-Jeweled

Be-Jeweled
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Designer Kati Enscoe is beginning to get quite a following, and we can see why. Most of her... Read More »

Budding Blooms

Budding Blooms
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A bud vase is typically used to showcase one beautiful blossom. With Suzanne Tanner’s coin bud vases, it... Read More »

Cape Cod Love Letter

Cape Cod Love Letter
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We are Cape people. Every year, for about the past 20, we’ve returned for a week to a... Read More »

Carry It in Style

Carry It in Style
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In addition to everyday concerns (a mother of three boys is used to problem solving), Becky O’Neil considers... Read More »

Coastal Comfort

Coastal Comfort
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Wrap yourself in a Swans Island blanket for cool evenings. These beautiful works are woven of wool from... Read More »

Cooking Aboard Sailboat

Cooking Aboard Sailboat
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“It was our love for the ocean that brought us together in the first place,” says Helen Gallo... Read More »

Frenchboro, Maine | Here in New England

Frenchboro, Maine | Here in New England
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Look at the photo of the children in the one-room schoolhouse in the town of Frenchboro, Maine. Frenchboro... Read More »

Helen’s Helpful Hints

Helen’s Helpful Hints
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If dining on deck, especially with kids, avoid snacks that will blow away or are oily: “Chips, pretzels,... Read More »

Last Day at Fenway Park

Last Day at Fenway Park
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From Yankee Magazine October 1979 “It was the frozen twilight moment as Yaz walked to the plate through... Read More »

Lyme Disease Prevention | Protect Yourself from Ticks

Lyme Disease Prevention | Protect Yourself from Ticks

Lyme Disease Prevention | Protect Yourself from Ticks
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Protecting yourself from ticks is the first step in Lyme disease prevention. Follow these tips to prevent them... Read More »

Lyme Disease Resources

Lyme Disease Resources
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American Lyme Disease Foundation, Lyme, CT. aldf.com Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/index.htm Connecticut Agricultural... Read More »

Lyme Disease Treatment Wars

Lyme Disease Treatment Wars
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Controversy over the management of chronic Lyme disease has split the medical community in two. At the national... Read More »

Lyme Disease Treatment | One Woman’s Quest for Answers

Lyme Disease Treatment | One Woman’s Quest for Answers
17 votes, 3.94 avg. rating (78% score)

One woman’s quest to find Lyme disease treatment takes her through Lyme tick country and deep into the... Read More »

Maine’s Allagash River: Choppy Waters

Maine’s Allagash River: Choppy Waters
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The river flows north out of wild and remote Maine headwaters: Allagash Lake, Chamberlain Lake, Eagle Lake, where... Read More »

New England’s Finest: Summer Accessories

New England’s Finest: Summer Accessories
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Seaside Chic

Seaside Chic
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Sea-glass jewelry is a New England summer fashion must. But which piece to choose? Look at Sonja Grondstra-Purcell’s... Read More »

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

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 Impossible Nightmare

The Impossible Nightmare
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From Yankee Magazine October 1996 October 25, 1986, was supposed to be the happiest day of my life:... Read More »

The Pitcairn-Putnam Pistols

The Pitcairn-Putnam Pistols
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In 1879, the granddaughter-in-law of Revolutionary War hero Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790) donated “these memorials of the... Read More »

Ticks: Protect Your Pet from Lyme Disease

Ticks: Protect Your Pet from Lyme Disease

Ticks: Protect Your Pet from Lyme Disease
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When the weather warms, tick season launches into full swing. You want to protect your furry friends, but... Read More »

Wine Selections

Wine Selections
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Helen’s company imports these wines (and hundreds more), and she chose them for their charming flavors and versatility... Read More »

Food

10 Grilling Tips for Beginners

10 Grilling Tips for Beginners
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1. Be organized. Gather together everything you are going to need from start to finish and be sure... Read More »

Bass, Flounder, and Bluefish Recipes | Cooking Summer’s Ocean Fish

Bass, Flounder, and Bluefish Recipes | Cooking Summer’s Ocean Fish
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  For cooks and anglers alike, one of the joys of living in New England is the bounty... Read More »

Blueberries | Uses and Recipes

Blueberries | Uses and Recipes
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Wild or cultivated, blueberries hold a seasonal joy all their own. Whether you pick them yourself or buy... Read More »

Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits
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Caesar Salad Dressing with Roasted Garlic

Caesar Salad Dressing with Roasted Garlic
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Cape Breton Christmas Tarts

Cape Breton Christmas Tarts
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Champ

Champ
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Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas

Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas
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Chinese Soup — American-style

Chinese Soup — American-style
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Coconut Candies

Coconut Candies
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Coconut Smoothie

Coconut Smoothie
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Cornbread

Cornbread
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Country Baked-Apple Cheese Cake

Country Baked-Apple Cheese Cake
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Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup
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Crispy Summer Flounder over Scallion-Corn Ragout

Crispy Summer Flounder over Scallion-Corn Ragout
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Double-Chocolate Cookies

Double-Chocolate Cookies
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Easy American Chop Suey

Easy American Chop Suey
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Farro Salad

Farro Salad
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Finnish Pancakes

Finnish Pancakes
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From Maine to Alaska

From Maine to Alaska
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Fruit Roll-Ups

Fruit Roll-Ups
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Garlic Fries

Garlic Fries
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Glazed Tenderloin

Glazed Tenderloin
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Gorgonzola Potato Gratin

Gorgonzola Potato Gratin
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Gorgonzola sauce

Gorgonzola sauce
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Grilled Bluefish with Summer Green Goddess Dressing

Grilled Bluefish with Summer Green Goddess Dressing
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Grilled Mushrooms

Grilled Mushrooms
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Healthy Granola Bars

Healthy Granola Bars
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Hershey Pie

Hershey Pie
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Hummus

Hummus
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Marinated Flank Steak

Marinated Flank Steak

Marinated Flank Steak
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Peanut Butter Balls

Peanut Butter Balls
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Pick Blueberries in Maine

Pick Blueberries in Maine
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When you drive through just about any part of Maine, the vast wild-blueberry barrens seem to stretch like... Read More »

Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs
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Plum Cake

Plum Cake
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Pork with Hot Pepper and Gorgonzola Sauce

Pork with Hot Pepper and Gorgonzola Sauce
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Roasted Garlic Puree

Roasted Garlic Puree
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Salmon Jerky

Salmon Jerky
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Semolina Pudding

Semolina Pudding
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Siberian Quiche

Siberian Quiche
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Striped Bass with Clams, Black Olives, and Chorizo

Striped Bass with Clams, Black Olives, and Chorizo
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Stuffed Squash

Stuffed Squash
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Summer Squash Soup

Summer Squash Soup
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Summer Vegetable

Summer Vegetable
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Taco Soup

Taco Soup
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Tatertot Casserole

Tatertot Casserole
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Torte

Torte
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Tuna Fish and Noodles

Tuna Fish and Noodles
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Turkey Chili Dip

Turkey Chili Dip
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VIDEO: Five Easy Grilling Recipes

VIDEO: Five Easy Grilling Recipes
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Yankee food editor Annie B. Copps demonstrated grilling steak, veggies, even oysters and clams, on a visit to... Read More »

Zucchini Muffins

Zucchini Muffins
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Zucchini Muffins and Soup | Garden Recipes from the Best Cook

Zucchini Muffins and Soup | Garden Recipes from the Best Cook
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On any given day, the aromas of baking sweets and simmering soup seep out her kitchen door, past... Read More »

Home & Garden

Antiques: Nantucket Lightship Baskets

Antiques: Nantucket Lightship Baskets
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I tip my hat to those plucky 19th-century seamen who first manned the lightships off the shores of... Read More »

Best Wood Heater You’ll Find Anywhere

Best Wood Heater You’ll Find Anywhere
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For efficient, comfortable, and clean-burning wood heat, a masonry heater is the answer. The concept’s not new —... Read More »

Drafty Windows and Cooling Fans | Home Solutions

Drafty Windows and Cooling Fans | Home Solutions

Drafty Windows and Cooling Fans | Home Solutions
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When I sit on the couch in the evening, it feels as if gale-force winds are blowing through... Read More »

Energy Efficient: Vermont Five-Star Home

Energy Efficient: Vermont Five-Star Home
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This brand-new house in Vermont has everything — a spacious kitchen with soapstone counters, a great room with... Read More »

House for Sale: Salem, Massachusetts

House for Sale: Salem, Massachusetts
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If we told you that in 1629 this place became the first town in the Massachusetts Bay Colony,... Read More »

Project Native: Growing Native Plants

Project Native: Growing Native Plants
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“Nobody is a better landscaper than nature,” states Raina Weber, dirt-streaked and beaming, from her Housatonic, Massachusetts, native-plant... Read More »

Resources

Resources
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Builder: Art Carlucci Construction, Inc., Shaftsbury, VT. 802-442-2307; accbuilders.net Architect: David Shaughnessy, North Bennington, VT. 802-447-0970. Heating systems:... Read More »

Treetop Retreat Resources

Treetop Retreat Resources
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Resources Doug Riley, Black River Log Homes, Springfield, VT. 802-885-8423. Treehouses: The Art and Craft of Living Out... Read More »

Treetop Retreat: Home Projects

Treetop Retreat: Home Projects
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Project: Backyard Tree House Jeannie and Gus Merwin’s backyard is 14 acres of New Hampshire woodland. “Peaceful” is... Read More »

Turn Your House Into an Energy Star

Turn Your House Into an Energy Star
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1. Effective Insulation [What you can do] Reduce heat loss through the roof by making sure you have... Read More »

Whole-House Fan Resources

Whole-House Fan Resources
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From: Clifton Below, Commissioner NH Public Utilities Commission 21 S. Fruit Street, Suite 10 Concord, NH 03301-2429 603-271-2290... Read More »

Travel

A Recommended Drive: Connecticut

A Recommended Drive: Connecticut
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As you drive along Route 169 in the eastern part of the state, it soon becomes clear why... Read More »

A Recommended Drive: Maine

A Recommended Drive: Maine
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Calling the Old Canada Road (Route 201) a scenic byway does a small injustice to this 78-mile drive... Read More »

A Recommended Drive: Massachusetts

A Recommended Drive: Massachusetts
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If you could survey the generations of Cape Cod visitors and draw a composite picture from their most... Read More »

A Recommended Drive: New Hampshire

A Recommended Drive: New Hampshire
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The most dramatic way to enter the White Mountains region is to follow I-93 and Route 3 north... Read More »

A Recommended Drive: Rhode Island

A Recommended Drive: Rhode Island
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This scenic byway in Newport County is an 8.3-mile loop that comprises six streets. It gives you an... Read More »

A Recommended Drive: Vermont

A Recommended Drive: Vermont
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The 18-mile stretch of Route 108 that connects Stowe and Jeffersonville via Smugglers’ Notch is a destination in... Read More »

Lodging in Maine: 12 Places to Stay

Lodging in Maine: 12 Places to Stay
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By Wayne Curtis and Christina Tree The Tidewater Motel, Vinalhaven Finding a motel on an island an hour’s... Read More »

Lodging in Maine: Sea Lullabies

Lodging in Maine: Sea Lullabies
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By Wayne Curtis and Christina Tree At these Maine properties, let the sound of the waves coax you... Read More »

Weekend: Sandwich, Massachusetts

Weekend: Sandwich, Massachusetts
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I’m not a good one to tell you what to do in Sandwich, Massachusetts, especially if you have... Read More »

More Great Stories

10 Best Beaches in New England | Recommendations

10 Best Beaches in New England | Recommendations
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The beaches that stretch along New England’s coastline beckon both locals and tourists to their sandy shores. With... Read More »

20 Tips: Dos and Don’ts for Leaf Peepers

20 Tips: Dos and Don’ts for Leaf Peepers
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1. DO get lost. Carry a good map (we like the detailed atlas and gazetteer series by DeLorme... Read More »

A Letter To Our Readers

A Letter To Our Readers
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If a single sound and a single scent can hold the essence of a New England summer, surely... Read More »

Blueberries for All

Blueberries for All
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Here are some treats for the summertime blues. Read more: Homegrown: Blueberries Read More »

Cold Water Swimmer

Cold Water Swimmer
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Lynne Cox’s strange and wonderful relationship with the coldest waters on the planet began, naturally, as a youngster... Read More »

Dear Yankee

Dear Yankee
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Quabbin Memories It’s always of interest to me to find a story about Quabbin (“Secret Places,” March/April). We... Read More »

Hydrangea Care | My Hydrangea Doesn’t Bloom

Hydrangea Care | My Hydrangea Doesn’t Bloom

Hydrangea Care | My Hydrangea Doesn’t Bloom
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Q. I have a hydrangea that has not blossomed for three years. It has lots of green foliage,... Read More »

Landscaping for Tick Control

Landscaping for Tick Control
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Read More: Protect yourself from ticks Protect your pet from ticks These key landscaping tips for tick control... Read More »

New England Coast Trivia | New England By the Numbers

New England Coast Trivia | New England By the Numbers
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14 Maine communities boasting dog-friendly beaches: Bar Harbor, Biddeford, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Kittery, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Saco,... Read More »

Resources for Lyme Disease

Resources for Lyme Disease
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General Information & Advocacy American Lyme Disease Foundation, Lyme, CT Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of... Read More »

Secrets of Preserving Leaves Activity

Secrets of Preserving Leaves Activity
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When I was a little girl, I had a three-block walk to school. On these walks in the... Read More »

SpeakingMyMind

SpeakingMyMind
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Speaking My Mind on “hank, a well-traveled dog,” May/June 2007 What is your pet worth to you? I... Read More »

Strange Allure of Surf Fishing

Strange Allure of Surf Fishing
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From Yankee Magazine October 2003 No place on earth has better surf fishing than Martha’s Vineyard. From May... Read More »

Turn Your House Into an Energy Star

Turn Your House Into an Energy Star
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You don’t have to start with new construction to have a more efficient house. These home improvement tips... Read More »

Why Leaves Change Color

Why Leaves Change Color
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1. Leaves contain a green pigment called chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is instrumental in photosynthesis, the process in which energy... Read More »

Wilderness Camps in Maine | An Allagash Love Story

Wilderness Camps in Maine | An Allagash Love Story
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From Yankee July 1986 This is about a man called Nuge and his wife Patty and a tiny... Read More »

Wildflower Gardening

Wildflower Gardening
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One of the best reasons to grow native plants is that they’re relatively easy to raise, because they’re... Read More »



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