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A Tribute to My Mother on Mothers Day 2015

Mary was born into a large Irish family in Manchester, New Hampshire, the youngest girl, and next to the youngest child of thirteen.  She had polio as a youngster, but felt lucky rather than upset.  She said that though she … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Cranberry Bogs and Meadows

When I hear the word cranberry, I most often things of masses of bobbing, minute fruit in Massachusetts or New Jersey bogs, although I know it grows in other states too. It was not until recently that I discovered that … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Pirates: Avast Ye Maties, Arrggh!

Was New Hampshire a haven for pirates in years past… and did they bury treasure on our shores and islands? And what exactly do we find so charming about water-based thugs in tight pants? With another pirate movie always looming on … Continue reading

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