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Women’s History Month: New Hampshire’s Remarkable Women for 2019

March has traditionally been Women’s History Month. The National Women’s History Alliance has set the theme for 2019 as “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.” They honor women who have led efforts to end war, violence and injustice, and … Continue reading

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2019: Valentines Day Remembrances

My very gentle Valentine, Since for me you were born too soon, And I for you was born too late. God forgives him who has estranged Me from you for the whole year. I am already sick of love, My … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Poem: Evening Tea

EVENING TEA Dedicated to Linda Boyd It is time to be seated for evening tea, The silver’s well-polished and so are we. With place cards discovered, genteelly we pose, To chat with our neighbor–anticipation grows.

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200 Years Old: The New Hampshire State House in Concord

  I first wrote about the New Hampshire State House in 2006, when the building was only 187 years old, and since then I’ve updated that story several times.  This year (2019) the building is officially 200 years old, and … Continue reading

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The Eccentric Merchant from New Ipswich New Hampshire: Jabez Hills (1788-1871)

Jabez Hills led a seemingly normal life until his later years, when he became known as “Jabez the Hermit,” and was considered by some to be a somewhat odd, miserly recluse. This business-savy man led a productive, generous life and … Continue reading

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