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New Hampshire: The Snow-Storm, Or Was It a ‘Blizzard’?

Ralph Waldo Emerson perhaps said it best about a storm that includes snow: “Announced by all the trumpets of the sky, Arrives the snow, and, driving o’er the fields, Seems nowhere to alight: the whited air Hides hills and woods, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Twenty-Five Words for Snow

The way a crow
Shook down on me
The dust of snow
From a hemlock tree

Has given my heart… Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Native Americans: Hiding in Plain Sight

Contrary to what you have been led to believe, New Hampshire's history did NOT begin with the arrival of the European settlers… Continue reading

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New Hampshire: 40 Different Words For Rain

“You know, in New Hampshire we have over 40 different words for rain…”

…All of them unprintable… Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Endangered Language

In New Hampshire you may hear words and phrases that are unique to our state…

or at the very … Continue reading

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