Author Archives: Judy @ NewEnglandGardenAndThread

About Judy @ NewEnglandGardenAndThread

Master Gardener who enjoys gardening, quilting, photography, and traveling.

Beer and Menopause

Who knew we’d ever see those two words together. As most of you know, I love a good craft beer. Locally, I’m partial to the Portsmouth Brewery because we know the head brewer, Matt Gallagher. He is the nephew of … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

My road trip last week to Lowell, Massachusetts, included the afternoon spent at the National Historical Park Lowell. In numerous towns across New England there are mill buildings. We have three here – Cocheco, Sawyer, and Washington. They have been … Continue reading

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Quilts and Prayers

I went on a road trip last week with a couple of friends. We headed about an hour south to Lowell, MA, to check out the New England Quilt Museum. What a humbling and creative experience to see the works … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I spent my youth watching westerns at the Proctor movie theatre on Sunday afternoons. So, when I heard about a NH stagecoach stop circa 1820 that had been saved, I had to check it out. The Webster Stagecoach Stop and … Continue reading

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Autumn

Yes, they keep talking about autumn, but when the temperatures are in the mid 80’s and the humidity is 80%+ I’m not so sure. We live in what they loosely refer to as the seacoast although I guarantee you there … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Yellow jackets

We’re expecting some rain this week so I thought I’d head out early yesterday morning and get a bucket of coneflowers back in the ground. But, I had a little more excitement than I wanted when I sunk the shovel … Continue reading

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