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Wanderlust…Scotland!

A few images of Scotland’s Isle of Skye last June. What great memories! Like a lot of people right now, I have wanderlust but I’m staying close to home. It’s fun to dream about another trip to a beautiful part of the world, when the time is right.

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Squash Casserole Recipe

Summer brings green hills and pastures here in Vermont, and lots of summer squash at the farm stand. When we visited my husband’s family in middle Tennessee, his mother, who died in 2014 at almost 97, often served her mouth-watering summer squash casserole. I’d never have come up with the ingredients but they’re delicious together!…

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RIVAL’S BREAK in paperback!

A deadly poisoning. A stolen Irish painting. A criminal mastermind at work. Rival’s Break, they latest Sharpe & Donovan suspense novel, will be out in paperback on July 28! I’m excited, and I know many readers have been waiting for the paperback edition. The story takes place on the southern Maine coast in Autumn. After…

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Fresh Raspberry Pie Recipe

A reader asked me for my fresh raspberry pie recipe. Here it is! It’s a family favorite. We use local fresh-picked raspberries when possible, but luckily raspberries are available any time of year. Fresh Raspberry Pie Bake a one-crust pie shell using recipe of your choice. Wash and let dry 1 qt. of fresh raspberries….

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“Traveling the World with Mom”

“On Tuesday, we flew over the Great Pyramid…” Wouldn’t that be something to do even if we didn’t have travel restrictions? A.L. Renna’s delightful children’s book Traveling the World with Mom shows us how it can happen, with a little imagination and our local library. Growing up in small-town New England, I loved my visits to my…

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