Archive of: Editor's Note

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Time Talk August 2015

Time Talk

Having lived in concord for nearly 30 years, i’ve somehow become one of the old-timers who can say, “I remember when ...”

Next Bests July 2015

Next Bests

I’m a second child in my family, so I have a great sympathy for runners-up. When I see someone picked as “the Best,” I often wonder. “Who came in next?”

Name Game June 2015

Name Game

My dad knew the name of just about every living thing in the woods and fields where I grew up. He was an amateur scientist and tried hard to impart his love of nature to his children.

Nature lessons from the red-tailed hawk and other NH animals May 2015

Nature lessons from the red-tailed hawk and other NH animals

I’m sure that enough has already been written and said about the march vote of the NH legislature to deny the request of a 4th grade class to have the red-tailed hawk named NH’s official raptor, But I’ve got a stake in this.

Yard Trek April 2015

Yard Trek

You can learn a lot from a yard sale. And not just about the people hosting it — though it’s tempting to judge a family on the books and debris of their lives that they have on display.

Mark Makers March 2015

Mark Makers

Marking the memories at Manchester's Palace Theatre as the "jewel of the Queen City" turns 100.

Simply Great February 2015

Simply Great

Just as 2014 was coming to a close, NH’s theatre family lost a dear friend named Kevin Riley. He was a friend of mine too. Not a close one, but a guy I was glad to know. I never heard him speak an unkind word about anyone — and in the ego-driven world of theatre, that’s rare.

Starting Over January 2015

Starting Over

How’s this for a new year’s resolution?: “I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen.”

Coffee Clutch December 2014

Coffee Clutch

We’re all entitled to one addiction, assuming it’s legal and not terribly self-destructive.

Give Thanksing November 2014

Give Thanksing

Just about every year we are picked as one of the stingiest states in the union.