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Notes from the Heart...
The Heart of New England's Weekly Newsletter
Issue #119 ~ July 16 2006
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Greetings from The Heart of  New England!

Features of the Week:
Travels with Bufford: Keene, NH
Maine's Pick-Your-Own Blueberries

In Season Recipe:
Pea Tendrils with Garlic Scapes

Calendar Pick of the Week
Monadnock (NH) Music Festival

Worth Quoting

"Life is a great bundle of little things"

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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Notes from my back porch...

We're headed to the lower Cape for our annual two-week camping vacation
next week (we camp quite near Provincetown, see above the old postcard of
the dunes, which still look this way today).  Since I will be without a computer
(if I had a laptop I'd probably work, so its a good thing I don't!) the next issue
of this newsletter will arrive the Sunday after we come back on August 13.

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This week's feature brings back our favorite travel writer who looks at things
in his own special way...and certainly creates a stir wherever he lands.  Yes,
Bufford is back and he's right here in my hometown of Keene, NH, checking
out all our hot spots on Main Street.  Read his hilarious account of his trip at:
Travels with Bufford - Keene NH.

If you are heading to Maine in August for a seaside vacation, your trip to the
ocean can be combined with a fun-filled jaunt to a pick-your-own blueberry
field. So bring your sand buckets and head over to a Blueberry PYO farm near
your hotel, campsite or cabin.  
Click here for a listing of PYO Blueberry Farms
in Maine.

Thanks for stopping by The Heart of New England & see you again in August!


In Season Recipe: Pea Tendrils with Garlic Scapes
by Charlie Burke

Pea Tendrils with Garlic Scapes
With farmers’ markets and farm stands open throughout northern New
England, it is fun to see what new varieties of vegetables appear and to find
ways of preparing them. This week’s recipe, though, brings us familiar flavors
from unusual sources.
Read on...

For more recipes click here

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Click below for a listing of our B&Bs/Inns:
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Calendar Pick of the Week

Monadnock Music Festival - Monadnock Region, NH
Thu, July 13, 2006 - Fri, August 25, 2006

There will be 3-4 concerts a week in the various old towns and villages of the
Monadnock region. Musicians include Susan Narucki, Alan Feinberg, Curtis
Macomber, James Maddalena, Konstantin Lifschitz, Russell Sherman and

Phone: 603-924-7610
Location: Old churches and meeting houses in 17 towns of the Monadnock
region, including Peterborough, Hancock, Milford, Harrisville, Jaffrey,
Sullivan, Swanzey, Walpole, Wilton

Time: 8:00pm

For more New Hampshire events for July & August visit:
New Hampshire Calendar of (uniquely-New Hampshire) Events

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