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Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse

One of the best parts of the New England region, is the amount and variety of interesting places to visit, all within a couple of hours of each other. For locals, it can be a little too easy to forget all there is to see and do. I am lucky enough to live in Massachusetts,… Read more »

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New Castle Island, NH

The tiny island of New Castle, New Hampshire, is enveloped by beauty and mystery. The only town in New Hampshire to be comprised entirely of islands, this town is surprisingly small given all there is to see, .8 square miles, but its beauty is arresting from the moment you drive on to the bridge connecting the island with the rest of the state.

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Boston Christmas

A Boston Christmas is enchanting. Boston is beautiful any time of year, but this New England city shines with a special festive air during the Christmas season.  Businesses, landmarks, and homes all get decked out with lights and decor so beautiful you start to feel like you are in Christmas Wonderland. The trellises of Christopher Columbus park… Read more »

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Autumn in Lawrence, MA

As a child, the end of autumn meant only one thing, that winter would soon be upon us and with it the Holiday season. Yet, as I grew older I gained a greater appreciation for the season and all it’s beauty. No longer just the transitional season between my beloved summers and dreaded winters, Fall… Read more »

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Ropes Mansion Garden

When I was a little girl I loved The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. I loved the idea of a place full of beauty that served as a sanctuary from the world and all it’s troubles. When I walked through the vinny arched trellis at the entrance of the Ropes Mansion Garden I got that… Read more »

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The New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston, MA

“The New England Holocaust Memorial is placed in Boston, near the Freedom Trail, surrounded by important symbols of American history and human rights, to be used by generations to witness history and reaffirm the basic rights of all people.” First they came for the Communists,   and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Communist. Then they came for the Jews,   and I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists,   … Read more »

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A Day Trip into History in Salem, MA

History and culture mixed with a beautiful coastal landscape are the main draws of the small city of Salem, MA. One of the most interesting places in New England, Salem has many attractions, and is small enough to enjoy in a weekend or even just a day. It is no surprise is has become one… Read more »

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Apple Picking in Boston Hill Farm

Autumn in New England is by far one of the most beautiful times of year, and one in which I tend to feel most grateful to call this region home. The bright colors engulf the landscape, making even a stroll to the park feel more appealing. The change in season brings more than just a… Read more »