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New England by Heart

Musings

Thoughts on everything New England
from the garden to quirky things about
this beloved region.
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Photo of eastern wild turkey

The Noble Turkey

Thanksgiving has its roots in our eternal gratitude for the food which our fertile planet provides for us. From the earliest world cultures to the

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Those Odd Little Cranberries

The little berry that could. That’s what always pops into my head when I think of these strange little fruits. It’s because we’re always struggling

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A First Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year, folks. Thanksgiving is upon us, and here in Plymouth, Massachusetts and all over America we’ll be feasting on turkey and

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Defining Coastal Communities

New England has many shorelines, and given their monikers, it can be quite confusing. Massachusetts, for instance, has its North Shore, South Shore and South

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