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Vertical Living in Vermont

Al Robertson, a resident of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, chose to live vertically long ago, and has been doing so for almost 15 years. How does he do so, you ask?…

Watch Out for Poison Ivy: Look & Learn

Last week we were walking at a wildlife refuge that majestically overlooks the Rhode Island coast. We immediately noticed parents with young children brushing up against the numerous poison ivy plants that…

Boston Blossoms

  Spring in Boston means an explosion of vibrant colors. The soft pinks and bright whites of the magnolias and cherry blossoms are complimented by amazing yellows from the forsythia and daffodils.…

The Best Foods to Donate to Local Food Banks

It’s always a good time of year to donate to your local food bank. Money and volunteers are almost always needed. Frequently, local supermarkets put large bins by the door for non-perishable…

16 Original Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

image by Flax & Twine Easter Egg Decorating Headed out to the store to buy the same Easter egg decorating¬†kit you had when you were six? There’s nothing wrong with tradition but…

surviving winter

A New Englander’s Guide to Surviving Winter

Some people love snow and cold weather. They thrive on outdoor activities no matter the temperature. Some think winter is glorious for the December holidays but wish it would disappear by January…

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