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Friday, April 16, 2010


Carlisle chicken visits Martha Stewart, and “it’s a good thing”

About a year ago, a publicist from Scholastic Books sent a copy of Terry Golson’s children’s book, Tillie Lays an Egg, to crafts and cooking maven Martha Stewart’s production company. There it lay, no pun intended, until the Stewart people could figure out what to do with it, and with its author. Would they ...more

Country Lines Rearrangement

What do you do when you get bored? Some people travel; some people shop; some people eat, but I, I take the road less traveled by – I rearrange furniture. ...more

Happy Trails Exploring the Conant Land

by Helen Lyons ...more

Biodiversity Corner Eastern Comma Butterfly

In the great cosmic scheme of things there is a stronger connection between warm weather and beer than I had previously realized. My two potential topics for this week’s column were the Eastern Comma butterfly and the shrub called Sweet Gale which is now flowering in the Cranberry Bog. Both are evidence that the weather is warmer and both have a connection ...more

Concord Players present The Scarlet Pimpernel

Long before Clark Kent slipped into that telephone booth and changed into his red and blue Superman costume, and before Bruce Wayne charged up the Batmobile or the Lone Ranger donned his mask, there was the Scarlet Pimpernel. The Pimpernel began life as a short story written by the Baroness Emma Orczy ...more

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