Month: October 2019


Following a disappointing loss in a playoff game some years back, then Boston Bruin’s coach Claude Julien was pressed to explain his team’s lackluster performance. “We had three kinds of guys out there on the ice tonight,” he said with disdain. “Guys out there trying to make something happen, guys out there waiting for something …

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To reduce the possibility of legal action for libel from any person who believes that they have been defamed by their portrayal in this story, whether portrayed under their real name (Gwen) or a different name (Gwen), Nye Hill Farm disclaims as follows. All names, characters, incidents and locales portrayed in this story are fictitious. …

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Nye Hill Farm was established in 1790, the year President George Washington delivered the nation’s first State of the Union Address. The farmstead’s original stone foundation still exists, intact. By the time Washington delivered his Farewell Address six years later, the Nyes had built the house in which we now live. The house’s hearth still …

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Old Friends

Horse people can be fussy about hay. Very. They may be no less fussy about hay than someone else is about dog food, or cat food, or even fish food, but there’s more involved with hay. Where it’s stored. Put dry hay in a cool moist barn and the moisture leads to mold and mold’s …

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