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Me, my mother, my niece, and my sister enjoying the Expo

Not Your Average Women’s Expo 2017

“Cheers to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.” I recently attended the Women’s Expo sponsored by WKNE/The Monadnock Broadcasting Group at the Keene Country Club. I’m going to be honest when I admit I’m not usually one to frequent expos. I’m not crazy about crowds, I penny […]

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Why I Boomeranged from the Big City Back to the Granite State

When out-of-staters think of New Hampshire they often assume it’s a quaint little state adorned with winding dirt roads, cattle-covered pastures (ever heard of “Cow Hampshire”?), and simple minded townies. It’s small–town, Northern living at its finest – right? Maybe. Maybe not. Because the longer I’m on this planet, the more I’ve come to realize my life […]

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New Year, New Beginnings: 3 Awesome NH Classes Worth Your Time

With every winter comes the opportunity to reinvent myself, or perhaps just to peel back the layers and dig a little deeper into my pursuit of self-discovery. The timing is appropriate enough with the onset of the New Year and customary resolutions, although I’ve never been one of those people who actually makes a resolution […]

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A Rail Trail Runs Through It – Exploring the Recreational Paths of Keene

One of my favorite things about living in Keene is the Cheshire Rail Trail which winds through the outskirts of town into the heart of downtown. Leftover rail beds from the historical Cheshire Railroad were modernized into a recreational trail for pedestrians, runners, cyclists, and rollerbladers. Cross country skiers, equestrians, and snowmobilers are even known […]

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Visit the Cheshire Children’s Museum – Where a Kid Can Be a Kid!

Did you know the arts and culture of the Monadnock Region is being cultivated in our youngest residents… our kids! Recently featured on NH Chronicle, the Cheshire Children’s Museum opened its doors in 2012 on the second floor of the Colony Mill revealing an entire play space dedicated to elaborate interactive exhibits. These age-specific, creative visual […]