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Mascoma Lake in early springtime.

Ten Reasons Why Enfield, New Hampshire is a Great Place for Young Professionals to Stay

Number one and two of the ten best places to live in New Hampshire are in the Upper Valley, according to this blog post by Movoto Real Estate. Hanover topped the list. Lebanon came in second. Enfield did not stand a chance since the list considered only spots with more than 10,000 people. I’ve blogged […]

UVYP members staffing a water stop at the CHaD Hero Half Marathon.

UVYP: Upper Valley’s Hub for Young Talent

Wanting the dish on Upper Valley Young Professionals (UVYP), I recently sat down with Chair and Co-chair, Justin Loati and Markell Ripps, at the popular Hanover, New Hampshire restaurant, Market Table. Over a lunch hour Q&A, I learned more about the past, present and future of UVYP. For starters, we explored the meaning of “Upper […]

New York Times best selling book, He's Just Not That Into You, by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo.

Tough Love for Single Ladies

When a college friend suggested I read the book He’s Just Not That Into You, I was slightly offended. I should’ve expected the same from my girlfriend when I gifted the book to her for her recent birthday. Another of her friends described it as some tough love. We have the kind of relationship where […]

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Upper Valley Slammed with Talented Storytellers

At the moment I received Elizabeth Kelsey‘s email, I thought about how I’ve never been to any sort of “writer’s slam.” I’ve heard of poetry slams in the past, but excuses not to attend prevailed over my curiosity. When “Liz,” my friend through running and swimming, invited me to Three Minute Fiction Slam, I was […]

NH Cookie Cutter by Copper Gifts

New Hampshire Inspired Gifting

Receiving gifts is my love language. In case you are not familiar, I’m referencing one of five love languages identified and explained in Dr. Gary Chapman’s New York Times best selling book, The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate. I highly recommend the book for more effective communication in relationships, […]