Category Archives: New England

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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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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End of Summer

As we head into Labor Day weekend even I have to admit summer is over. The night-time temperatures have dropped into the 40’s. Can you hear that noise? It’s me whining. 🙂 The gardens are still looking good, and I’m … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

Here are some doors, residential and historic, from Post Road in the small town of Greenland, New Hampshire. In the early 1600’s, Greenland was a parish of Portsmouth but was incorporated in 1704. The current population is around 3,500. Greenland … Continue reading

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Mid August Gardening

Second eye surgery – ✓. All I’m waiting for now is time to see how it all works out and what type of glasses I may need.  (pun intended) Last week, we received a gift of blackberries from our friends … Continue reading

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