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Why the Romantic Poets Would Have Loved Writing About New Hampshire!

And Why You Should Too! Being a creative writer and aspiring poet means constantly searching for sources of wonderful inspiration. Whether you are out walking with a friend, or you simply drive by something stunning that catches your eye and gets the creative juices flowing, us writers live for that momentary spark of genius. New […]

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Mud Season

As New Englanders, we claim we embrace each of the four seasons, particularly as we complain our way through one that has yet to bear the season-specific fruit we actually embrace. Of course, our griping gives way to age-old jokes about how the four seasons aren’t actually Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. Rather, they’re abstractions […]

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Momentarily Perfect

There was an ethereal quality about the mid-winter air of late February that night. The rubber enclosing my feet took turns hammering the asphalt of the deserted streets of Manchester, echoing for what seemed to be miles, during a run inspired by a warming trend in the weather. This silence — the perfect stillness I […]

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March is Maple Month in New Hampshire

It’s that time of year again in New Hampshire—sugaring season! Those of us who grew up dowsing our pancakes and waffles with maple syrup know that there’s really no substitute for the “real” thing. Thankfully, locally made maple syrup is readily available from a plethora of producers both small and large—there’s more than 350 sugaring […]

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Weathering The Winter

Almost thirteen years ago, a singer-songwriter named Anna Nalick topped the charts with a song that, in its opening verse, proclaimed on a friend’s behalf that, “Winter just wasn’t my season.” While I wondered (and Genius.com dissents) if the line in context hinted at a May-December romance, it gave us a nicely-bottled-up out-of-context quote. Winter […]

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Doing Good NH: Jill Ober and Jaimie Sousa of the Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction

This week I had the honor of interviewing Director of Systems at Steele Hill Resorts, Jill Ober and Financial Advisor at The Foundry Financial Group, Jaimie Sousa. Both of these women are familiar faces to Lakes Region residents and true community gems. These women are truly making an impact on the region and setting an […]