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Ticks Are The Worst

There, I said it. Ticks are the worst, and I hate them forever. I know this is a strong opening, but I’m not sorry. They’re not cute, they’re not helpful, and they don’t pollinate. They just creep, crawl, hide, bite, and transmit awful diseases. Every year, when spring and summer roll around, I have to […]

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Game Night

Back in college, a friend of mine would disappear for the better part of every Saturday, returning sometime around dinner from something he called the “Gaming Club.” Occasionally, we would actually have to seek him out, which meant a voyage to the upper level of the student union, where he and fifteen other friends were […]

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What Are You Watching?

With so much time indoors, I’ve taken to watching new shows, new movies, and really whatever I can get my hands on that keeps me laughing as the days lengthen and warm up enough to go play outside. Until then, what are you watching? Let’s talk cinema! X-Men fans got another great release this month […]

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Landmarks, Great And Small

Not too long ago, news slipped out that the McDonald’s on Hampton Beach would not be reopening for the 2017 season. Perhaps the country’s only seasonal fast-food restaurant, and the only one on the boardwalk strip along New Hampshire’s busiest stretch of coastline, was closed for good. Fast-food restaurants, and restaurants in general, are hardly […]