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Hot Historical Hiking

Slapping my perspiration-laden forearm out of reaction to a pinching sensation commonly associated with mosquitos, I lifted my hand from my arm to reveal a sickly collage of blood, sweat, and bug guts on my body. This wasn’t a new occurrence. There were many pests on the South Manchester rail trail — mostly black flies […]

​Exploring our pastures-in-progress with our new horse Hazel​

700 Square Feet to Fifty-Two Acres

Smog hung heavy, obscuring the Manhattan skyline in the distance as I sat unmoving on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, thousands of New Yorkers honking away their frustration at spending a muggy summer afternoon in traffic. I was on the way back to my Brooklyn apartment from a 30-minute horseback-riding lesson at a barn on Long Island. […]

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Not What, but Who, is Workforce Housing?

Last month, I wrote about home, so I thought this month I’d write about housing. More specifically, workforce housing – the type of housing New Hampshire badly needs. As the Executive Director of the Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast, I live and breathe this topic, so I knew I’d eventually write about it here. […]

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Meet Brianna: Stay Work Play’s Newest Graphic and Media Design Intern

Hi everyone, my name is Brianna and I’m going to be working with Stay Work Play for the next couple months! I’m very excited to help out with media and design at Stay Work Play! It’s a very exciting time for me and I can’t wait to get started. I recently learned about Stay Work Play this […]

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Get to Know NH’s Young Professionals Networks

According to Wikipedia, the term young professional refers to “young people in their 20s and 30s who are employed in a profession or white-collar occupation.” However, with New Hampshire’s aging demographic, YPNs are more focused on building lasting relationships regardless of industry and not how old individuals are. These groups are a great resource for […]