Category Archives: Food/Restaurants

Wrap up New England at “a beautiful place by the sea”

There’s a three-mile stretch of sand and dunes at Ogunquit, Maine, so named by the Abenaki Indians as “a beautiful place by the sea.” It curves alongside the Atlantic Ocean’s rugged coastline and continues past 70 oceanfront acres atop Bald … Continue reading

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“We can never build a view like this!”

If your job required you to spend most of the year on the road, where would you want to spend your summer down-time? For one hard-working family, that meant somewhere cool, a place with beautiful pastoral views, clear mountain air … Continue reading

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“We are simply killing time until we can get back to the farm”

When 18th-century French explorer Samuel de Champlain saw the forested landscape before him, he described the area of this new world as “Les verts monts,” or “the green mountains.” The name stuck, and the region eventually became known as Vermont. … Continue reading

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“A delicate French chateau mirrored in a Massachusetts pond”

The Berkshires of western Massachusetts is a picturesque region of forested hills, green valleys and the powerful Blackstone River that created prospering mill towns during the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century. Time spent among these mountains prompted Nathaniel Hawthorne … Continue reading

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Swipe right on Shipshewana

Mobile devices make everyday tasks more convenient, but they sure have taken a toll on my ability to connect successfully with people I care about. I miss the lost art of conversation. If, like me, you need a break from … Continue reading

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