"New England is quite as large a lump of earth as my heart can really take in." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Editor, The Yale Literary Magazine, Early 1960's

Original Photographs from Archives

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Mid-Coast Maine, 1970's - 1980's

 Original Photographs from Archives

Friday, July 24, 2015

Thursday, July 23, 2015

To survive, they had to be self-reliant...

Maine Coast, 1970  -   Original Photograph from Archives

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Farm Dinner Prep

The pieces are coming together for the first farm dinner of the season.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A Bit of History of Sachems Head, Connecticut

By Edna Seward Stevens, born 1878, Wellesley Class of 1900.
Presented June 1931 at The Whitfield Society, Guilford, Connecticut
Original Photographs, Presented Here Anachronistically, from Stevens Family Archives;  Used with Permission.

A Dear Friend, and Granddaughter of Author Edna Seward Stevens, Sally Stevens at Connecticut's Sachems Head Yacht Club (founded by her great-grandfather)

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Greenwich, Connecticut, Late 1960's

Original Photographs from Archives

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Cape Cod Tourists and Milieu, Early 1970's

Summer people sail, play tennis and golf, wear sneakers, and drink martinis. Townspeople have outboard motorboats, play no outdoor games at all, wear visor caps, and drink beer and sippin' whisky.  

... [But] the lowest rung on the social ladder is the “tourist. 

- Judson Hale, Inside New England

Pistou Soup Recipe

Friday, July 17, 2015

Two Views to a Newport Race

Yesterday provided two views to a race.  The first was while moored, watching the NYYC races in Newport from comfort and calm.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Branford, Connecticut's Thimble Islands

Branford, Connecticut's Thimble Islands, a collection of islands adjacent to Stony Creek, is worth experiencing for its unique geography, structures, and culture.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Plus ça change...?

Original Photographs from Archives

Friday, July 10, 2015

Thursday, July 9, 2015

The Wharf Rats of Nantucket

Mr. Stephenson originally wrote this article for this site in February, 2011.  

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Picking Up the CSA

At this week's CSA pick-up were...