The Heart of New England - the best of ME, NH, VT
The Heart of New England's Weekly Newsletter
Issue #112 ~ May 28, 2006
Home ~ Life in New England ~ Recipes ~ Garden ~ Travel ~ B&B/Inns ~ Made in New England ~ Events ~ Art/Prints ~ Archives ~ About Us
Save on these deals of
the week:

For Your Kitchen &
Pantry












Click here for more
travel information about
Maine
New Hampshire
Vermont
Notes from the Heart...

Feature of the Week
Falconry: An Ancient Sport Takes Flight in New Hampshire

Recipe of the Week:
Rhubarb Tea

Calendar Pick of the Week & Hot off the Press
Strolling of the Heifers (Vermont)


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Worth Quoting

"Staying inside the house breeds a sort of insanity always.  
Every house is in this sense a hospital.  A night and
a forenoon is as much confinement to those wards as
I can stand -- and then I must go outdoors."

Henry David Thoreau
Journal, Volume II (1856)  ==>

More quotes



~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Print of the Week

For more affordable high-quality prints & special sales visit our Art Gallery
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Notes from the Heart...

Greetings from The Heart of New England

The former owner of our home must have had
a remarkable passion for rhubarb because they
were placed in conspicuous locations all over the
yard, like prized ornamental flowers -- one even
in the center of the lawn! (I've since moved it to
the side of the garage).  If you also have a lot
of rhubarb and can't bear to make yet another pie,
you'll find this week's recipe a refreshing way
to use your bumper crop:  
Rhubarb Iced Tea ...
I will be making it this week now that the weather
is summer-like.  

You may also want to try our
Rhubarb-Strawberry Coffee Cake recipe
and
Rhubarb Clafouti.  

* * *
Giveaway

If you haven't entered this month's give-away, do so today because the last day
you can enter to win is this Wednesday, May 31...the prize is a $100 gift
certificate toward a room at the Wildflower Inn in Vermont, PLUS a $30
half-gallon of the inn's own maple syrup.  
Click Here to Enter Today

* * *
Feature Story

Few everyday individuals ever get a chance to fly a bird, or experience the
thrill of a live tail chase.  That is why Nancy Cowan, decided to open up the
NH School of Falconry, in September of 2005.  It is the first and only school of
its kind in New Hampshire, and one of only a handful along the entire eastern
seaboard.  Read story at:
Falconry: An Ancient Sport Takes Flight in New Hampshire

* * *
Calendar Pick of the Week

Woohoo...here they come, the bovine beauties....
5th Annual Strolling of the Heifers Parade & Festival
This annual parade and four day festival has been
named one of Vermont's Top Ten Summer Events
for four years in a row.  Happens in Brattleboro, Vermont,  
THIS COMING WEEKEND...Jun 01, 2006 to Jun 04, 2006  
9 am.  Don't miss it!

Click here for more June events

* * *
Hot off the Press...Travel News

Ox and Rocks, New Hampshire
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site (NH) Opens for Season May 27
A Big Event in Grand Lake Stream, Maine (and there's nothing fishy about it)
Visit the
Newsroom for more...

* * *
Visit
The Heart of New England to get more recipes, northern New England
travel info, news, and more!

Thanks for stopping by & see
you next week!

Marcia Passos Duffy
Publisher & Editor
The Heart of New England
Keene, New Hampshire
About me

Just visiting?  Why not subscribe
today & get weekly recipes,
gardening advice, giveaways
and more! The subscription
price is just right for the
frugal New Englander at heart...
it's free!  Just send a blank e-mail to
From the Heart.  
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
CLICK HERE FOR NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES

This newsletter has been brought to you compliments of
The Heart of New England online magazine

Comments? Questions? Suggestions?

I rely on your feedback to make The Heart of New England inspirational,
informative & enjoyable to read.  Let me know what you want to see more (or
less) of.  More travel info?  More info about B&Bs? More recipes?  Write to me at
editor with your suggestions and comments. Thank you for reading &
responding!

Marcia Passos Duffy, Publisher & Editor


ADVERTISE WITH THE HEART OF NEW ENGLAND!

Want to advertise on a website that is devoted
exclusively to northern New England?  Our visitors
are looking for YOU!

Click here for rates:
Advertising Rates


Support The Heart of New England!

Help keep this newsletter & website FREE!
Here are two ways you can help:

1. Visit our website...and check out our advertisers
both on the website and in this newsletter from
time to time.  They help keep the lights on!

2. Forward this newsletter to all your friends
and relatives!

THANK YOU!!!


You are receiving this newsletter because you
subscribed to it.  We value your privacy and will
never share, sell or distribute your e-mail address
in any way.

Although we want you to stay, we do not hold
prisoners!  You are free to unsubscribe at ANY time.

To UNSUBSCRIBE, simply send a blank email to:
heartofnewengland-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com


And...just have to say it...

Although we believe our featured businesses to be
honest in their practices, we, at The Heart of New
England, cannot be held liable for the products, services
or advice featured or advertised in our newsletters or
website.  Please take the time to check out all business
opportunities, products, offers & advice.
Home ~ Life in New England ~ Recipes ~ Garden ~ Travel ~ B&B/Inns ~ Made in New England ~ Events ~ Art/Prints ~ Archives ~ About Us
Buy at Art.com
Kissing Cows
Buy From Art.com
The Heart of New England Guest Map... Click on the top button and tell us where you're from!
Free Guestmap from Bravenet Free Guestmap from Bravenet
Save up to 50% at our  Barn Sale -  StonewallKitchen.com
Rhubarb Tea...Perfect for Summer!  Click here for recipe...
Lupine Festival in the White Mountains -- Photo Courtesy of the Franconia Notch Chamber of Commerce
A bovine cutie...click here for story...