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The “Budinoffs” of the Berkshires

And you thought a post office was just a post office, and a library was just a library? Not here in Lenox and not in Lee, where they’re something a whole lot more: “Budinoffs” are my code word for something … Continue reading

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Serendipity: Today’s Story

The word “serendipity” was coined by Horace Walpole in the 18th century. He said he formed it from a Persian fairy tale, The Three Princes of Serendip, in which the heroes were continually making happy discoveries by accident — and, … Continue reading

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