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Jennifer Huberdeau

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Jennifer Huberdeau is The Eagle's features editor. Prior to The Eagle, she worked at The North Adams Transcript. She is a 2021 Rabkin Award Winner, 2020 New England First Amendment Institute Fellow and a 2010 BCBS Health Care Fellow.

In the 1800s, public mourning rather than private grieving was a way of life. Victorian social etiquette laid down strict social rules for mourning, from the clothing worn to the length of time individuals observed mourning customs. An exhibit, "Lifting the Veil: Mourning in the Berkshires" by the Berkshire County Historical Society at Arrowhead, examines mourning practices in the Berkshires.

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ArtWeek Berkshires, countywide event, running Sept. 16 to 26, will celebrate creativity — art, music, dance, theater, craf, writing, film, ceramics and more — with open studios, special events and art shows. 

"There are over 100 events to date, so it should be a jam packed 10 days in the Berkshires," Lindsey Schmid, vice president of tourism and marketing for 1Berkshire, said in an email. "Come on out and discover that #creativityliveshere. This is a great opportunity to spend time on one or more of our many towns that you may not have visited in awhile."


Not ready to make another round of salsa just yet, I decided to scroll through my Instagram photos from last year to jog my memory of what I was making with tomatillos this time last year. Turns out, I was making a tomatillo guacamole that I was topping just about everything with. 

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