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Blog Caroling: This Time of Year

My dear friend fM’s favorite holiday tradition (she says) is Blog Caroling.  I suspect that her ritual of dressing up in flannel jammies with hot toddy in hand are as important as the musical production. Last year I presented a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Tradition of Leadership: The Women’s Delegation

New Hampshire was called “First in the Nation” for many years when our national primary elections truly happened first. Some say that tradition lives on. But in current day politics where several states allow you to pre-vote and caucus events … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Old Time Christmas Traditions and Decorations

In New Hampshire’s early days, Christmas was celebrated in a much quieter and sedate manner.  The early New England immigrants were stern opponents of what we consider today to be our usual Christmas pastimes. Even up until the 1870s Christmas … Continue reading

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Jackson New Hampshire Ski School Promoter & Businessman, Carroll Purinton Reed (1905-1995)

You can call Carroll Reed many things

dynamic, a driving force, entrepreneurial, visionary, humble, unassuming.  Yes, as strange … Continue reading

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