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Issue #154 - April 30, 2007
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Greetings from
The
Heart
of New England!

In this issue...
From Manhattan to Manchester VT (with Love)
Chicken Thighs with Green Olives and Shallots
Mark Your Calendar: Maine Fiber Frolic

Congratulations to Ellen Chiarello of California who
won two dozen New England note cards compliments
of
Pine Needle Cards!

Click here to enter our NEW giveaway for May...
two murder mystery books set on the coast of
Maine by author Karen MacInerney.

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Worth Quoting

"A New Englander answers one question with another."

~ New England proverb

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Notes from my Backporch...

Writer Susan Cava is a Mahattanite who just can’t afford a summer share in
the Hamptons...but she has an idea for those urbanites who need a fabulous
(but inexpensive) weekend away.  Rent a car, pack an overnight bag and head
north to Manchester Village, Vermont, a little town that she believes is "...one
of New England's greatest overnight getaways."   
Click here for story, "From
Manhattan to Manchester (with love!)"...

This Week's Recipe:
Chicken Thighs with Green Olives & Shallots
This recipe came from a night when we had chicken thighs in the refrigerator
and wanted a quick dinner with a Mediterranean taste. I remembered a
chicken dish in southern France which had a wine sauce and green olives. We
had some large imported green olives so it was easy to come up with a
similar version.  
Read on...

And...

Mark Your Calendar: 7th Annual Maine Fiber Frolic
June 9  & 10, 2007 ~ 10am to 4 pm daily
Admission is $4.00 for adults , $2.00 for seniors,
children under 12 are free
Windsor Fairgrounds (Rain or Shine!) Windsor,Maine

Join us for a look back into  time as Windsor Fairgrounds comes alive with a
agricultural tradition, a farm and fiber festival.  Along with 75 vendors
displaying their fiber related products and demonstrations throughout the
weekend, you’ll find yourself engaged in the farm & fiber community of
Maine. The Fiber Frolic offers sheep dog trials and demos, sheep shearing,
fleece show & sale, used equipment marketplace,llama fun show,judged fiber
goat show, 4-H  demonstrations, educational workshops & lectures (on
spinning, felting, knitting, weaving, rug hooking, animal health and  rearing),
a kid’s area and the Maine llama Drill Team. Don’t miss out on this Maine
Fiber event, please visit
www.fiberfrolic.com website for times and schedules.

For  more Northern New England events this season visit:
Calendar of (Uniquely-Northern New England) Events

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