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Worth Quoting

"Love your neighbor, yet don't pull down your hedge." ~ New England proverb

More New England proverbs & quotes

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Notes from the Heart...Search & Rescue                             

None of us like the idea, but there may be
a time when the average citizen may feel
compelled to aid in a Search & Rescue
operation -- particularly in our area during
late fall, when hikers often get lost in the
wilderness in an unexpected snowstorm.
A course in the basics of search and rescue
could make all the difference for a volunteer
searcher.  

A
two-day introductory course on November 20-21 in Fairlee, VT will be taught
by the staff of SOLO, nationally recognized leaders in the field of wilderness
medicine & rescue and the North American Rescue Institute (NARI). This course
will cover the basic principles of rescuer preparedness, search management,
leadership, some basic backcountry medicine, map & compass skills, ropes and
knots , packaging and carrying litters.

Course is appropriate for beginners who would like to learn more about basic
rescue skills, or those who would like to refresh skills. EMT’s can receive 16 hours
of National Registry continuing education credits. Fee; $215 includes lodging,
meals and course, day student rate: $195. Preregistration is required. For more
information and a
printable registration form visit Aloha Foundation/Hulbert.  ♥

This Week's Stories:

Feature: Hiking Tips
This article offers some safety tips culled from personal experience, as well as the
hiking trials and tribulations of others, and offers some ways to avoid getting lost,
injured or worse. It also includes what you should do if you encounter some
forest residents who consider your intrusion unwelcome. Before you decide to
heed the call of the wild, consider ten potential problems that could challenge
even the most seasoned hiker.

Garden: Evergreen Care & Other November Gardening Tips
Helping evergreen trees and shrubs prepare for winter, wrapping trunks of young
trees, and getting tools ready for winter are some of the gardening activities for
this month.

Recipe: A Cozy Autumn Meal
Recipes for an entire fall meal, compliments of the Windjammer News.  Recipes
include: Dijon Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Lentils and Fried Onions, Butternut
Squash, and Pear Tart Tatin.

Comments? Questions? Email me at: editor@theheartofnewengland.com
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The Frugal Yankee Tip of the Week

Keep a regular old plug phone around. One that doesn't need electricity to work.
It uses electricity within the phone lines. So if things get dicey and there is no
power and the cell is dead, you can probably use that old phone to keep in
contact with the world.
Get more tips, ideas and fun facts at The Frugal Yankee
Issue #294
November 8, 2010
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Greetings from
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Notes from the Heart:
Search & Rescue

Feature:
Hiking Tips

Garden:
November Gardening
Tips

Recipe:
A Cozy Autumn Meal

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