Monthly Archives: March 2008

New Hampshire Glossary: Temperance

Temperance is defined as having control over ones own actions. 

From a historical perspective, temperance usually refers to not drinking … Continue reading

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March Carnivals Came In Like A Lion

Genea-bloggers have plenty of blog fodder to use as inspiration.  Three well known carnivals have appeared this month.

The 44th … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Fighter Pilot Ace and Institute President, Brigadier General Harrison Reed "Harry" Thyng (1918-1983)

Harry Thyng was born in Laconia New Hampshire in 1918, and grew up in Barnstead, and attended Pittsfield High School … Continue reading

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"When Martians Tee Off In The Spring," by B. Elwin Sherman

We've all heard and seen the expression: “Well, now I've seen and heard


Most of us have used it, … Continue reading

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Rubber Bands

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