Monthly Archives: October 2018

End of October

I labored for three days over a post about last week’s shootings. Before, I could hit publish I then read about a shootout in a McDonalds restaurant. Living in today’s society is like traveling back in time to Dodge City … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

The Shaker Village in Canterbury, New Hampshire, is one of the few Shaker communities still open to visitors. The Shakers came to America from England in late 1774 and were part of the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

In 1785, shipping merchant, Jonathan Hamilton, built this Colonial Revival Estate in South Berwick, Maine, overlooking the Salmon Falls River. During the American Revolution, Hamilton expanded his mercantile business to include shipbuilding, timber harvesting, partial ownership of local mills, and … Continue reading

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gardens not candy bar. 🙂 Although, Milton Hershey did create the 5¢ Hershey candy bar in 1900 with the almond variety being added in 1908. According to Candy Central this year, the simple Hershey Bar still ranks #4 in the … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

We’re in Pennsylvania this week visiting a special sister-in-law from Seattle. We decided driving to PA was a long day but not near as long as driving to Seattle. 🙂 Yesterday, she and I had an absolutely splendid day at … Continue reading

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Hello October

Temps have been in the 60’s – great gardening weather. Plants have been moved, shrubs trimmed, plastic fencing is up and anchored, daffodil bulbs planted, and 103 potted plants are in the ground for next year’s plant sale. I have … Continue reading

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