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Extra Summer

I’m desperately grasping.
Toward what remains.
All that is local–from the earth right here in my garden or the farm stand up the road or the farmer’s market downtown tucked beside the brook encircled by trees. 41 more words


A Day in the Country

It was a lovely day today. There was plenty of sunshine, and the country road was calling. So I went for a drive.

Some of the houses in the country were highly decorated for Samhain. 245 more words

Off-season Can Be the Best Season for Visiting the North Shore of Massachusetts

The North Shore of Massachusetts is a glorious place year-round, and there’s nothing really “off” about the post-Labor Day season. A stream of clear cloudless days passes through September, the whirr of cicadas still winds up, then down, the warmth of the sun is still strong on your skin, there’s a menthol edge to the air in the shade, and the nights by contrast call for a sweater–good sleeping weather. 747 more words


Pick your Own...Mid-Summertime

Summertime means heading to the local farm to pick-your-own fruit, vegetables and flowers.  I follow a few of my local favorite farms on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to make sure that I know what is ripe and available to pick.   299 more words

Farmer's Markets

Noda Farm and the Aidron Duckworth Museum

Celebrating Upper Valley farms and farmers in a great exhibition at the Aidron Duckworth Art Museum in Meriden NH. I was particularly impressed with what I learned about Lafayette and Mayme Noda. 10 more words


Summer with a Fringe

Monday Morning Musings:

“August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.”

―Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath…

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