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Fiction
A sequel to "Sarah's Daughter," published by Gadd Books in 2010.
A 19th century teen deals with family sorrow, joy, friendship, bereavement.
Opinion
Weekly column that has appeared on the front of local news section of daily newspaper for 26 years, 52 weeks of the year, briefly moved inside in 2010 and is now back on the front.
Cookbooks
A series of small books focusing on the use of fresh herbs in various milieu.
Photography
Free-lance photos -- scenic and historic -- have appeared in The (New London, CT) Day, Forbes magazine, Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Berkshire Eagle, The Boston Globe, Yankee Magazine and Yankee Travel Guide.
Opinion excerpts
Taken from past columns in The Berkshire Eagle

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Extraordinary thank you

November 19, 2012

A Berkshire yarn shop suggested that we knitters send some
of our creations to the New Jersey people who have lost
so much this fall. So I quickly knit one of my raggedy scarfs,
long and warm and full of those leftovers all knitters have,
added a kid's hat that hadn't gone to anyone in the family
and a multi-colored hood that no one had ever used and
shipped them off.

I was stunned to receive a personal letter, written the
morning the things arrived in New Jersey, thanking me
and listing the items sent. Along with a "hugs" card.

The distribution group is part of the Linus Project, which
sends blankets year-round, far and wide. But imagine
taking the time to say thank you way beyond a form
letter.

I'm starting another scarf.
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