Notes from the Heart...

I grew up in New York State, so Red Sox fever is not in my DNA.  Sure, I'm
rooting for them, but my dedication doesn't come close to Bufford's.  
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to see our travel/humor writer decked out in his Sox attire. Hey, Go Sox!  

And...I also have good news for all you food/recipe lovers! -->
The first in a series of The Heart of New England e-cookbooks
is finished!  Main Meals: From the Mountains to the Sea is now
available for instant download at
Booklocker.com.  In the next
few months look for other e-cookbooks, including
Click here to read more about Main Meals E-Cookbook.  ~M

Readers Write

Dear Heart,
"...My wife and are planning a visit to New England and I still
miss the four seasons.  I guess I still miss home.  In California
we have two seasons, Hot & Dry and Wet & Cold.  Autumn
here is very much lacking in color compared to Home
although city planners try to plant trees that have color in the fall."
(Reader from California)

Dear Heart,
"...I recently took a 9-day road trip to Maine with my father (age 88) and his wife
(age 79).  We visited Monhegan and Acadia.  Now my parents understand why I
go to Acadia every chance I get!"  
(A reader from New York).

Thanks for your letters, folks!  Keep 'em coming :)  Send your "Dear Heart"
comments and questions to  
editor@theheartofnewengland.com ~ Marcia

This Week's Stories:

Essay: The Curse of the Saco River
...Back in the summer of 1675, a group of drunken sailors, anchored off the coast
of what is now southern Maine came across a young Native American mother in
a canoe with her child.  And so the story of the curse began...
read on...

Heart-to-Heart Profile:
Suerae Stein -- Turn Photographs to Impressionistic Art
Suerae, owner of Suerae Stein Photo-Graphic Design, creates
artistically redesigned photography and prints these works
of art on canvas, note cards, porcelain ornaments and ceramic
tiles. Suerae works from her original photography or she can
create custom works of art with other’s photography.  Her
work is beautiful...and looks like impressionistic paintings.  
Read on...

Recipe: Moroccan Chicken
by Charlie Burke
We served the chicken with sautéed tiny eggplants and Israeli couscous which
were appropriate sides for a dish from this region. This is an easy recipe which
shows how a few different ingredients can transform ordinary chicken thighs
into a new cuisine and is great for either entertaining or providing a change for
your family.  
Read on...

Calendar Pick of the Week:

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Open Studio Tour
November 9, 2007 to November 11, 2007

Juried members of the League are opening their studios to the public. There are
more than 60 Open Studio Tour locations primarily in New Hampshire but
within 10 miles of the border in main, Massachusetts, and Vermont. These
locations include the working studios and shops of league members, as well as
the League’s seven retail galleries. Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: Free. Information:
603-224-3375 or visit

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In this issue...
The Curse of the Saco River
Profile: Suerae Stein Photo-Graphic Design
Recipe: Moroccan Chicken

Our Calendar Pick of the Week:
Open Studio Tour (New Hampshire)

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and yet we love it, even with a love
passing that of dwellers in more favored
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