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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

In this, the grimmest summer I can recall, a kind friend invited me to visit her at the beach. Her particular Hamp is relatively close so we whizzed out in her little red car. It had been so long since … Continue reading

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The Berkshires: From Melville to Mexico

Spent a week in the Berkshires, specifically Becket, MA, home of Jacob’s Pillow.  My rented cottage was only a small step up the bunk I’d shared at camp in Maine many moons ago,  in Sherwood Forrest, an area rife with … Continue reading

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Maine Dish

Visiting a good friend on an island in Penobscot Bay that shall go unnamed, we went for lunch to the home of a family member that is the epitome of elegance married with exquisite taste. Even the powder room flowers … Continue reading

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Keep Your Nose to the Grindstone

After a visit to the grist mill in Weston, VT, I now know this is a phrase to be taken literally, urging the miller to lean in frequently to sniff. A burning smell meant that the mill stones were grinding … Continue reading

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