December 2015

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"As Simple As That" by Edie Clark

A collection of Edie Clark's essays that appeared over 25 years in Yankee Magazine.

Where’s the (Political) Beef?

Candidates like to toss “red meat” to their party’s base.

Taking on the Spirit

African masks inspired the Cubist and abstract art movements.

Keeping up With Social Media and Technology

Today’s social media provides opportunity and challenges for seniors. Don't get overwhelmed - here's how to navigate the technological world.

Understanding and Alleviating Dry Eye

The syndrome puts comfort and eye health at risk.

The Non-stop Season

Both presidential primaries and Christmas are becoming permanent.

HandCraft Wines Offer Great Vaule

Find the HandCraft line at the New Hampshire Liquor & Wine Outlets for the surprising regular price of $9.99.

Fabric Artist Cheryl Z. Miller

Fabric artist Cheryl Z. Miller composes lush landscapes and rich still lifes with a sewing machine and a vast supply of natural fabric swatches.

In Their Own Words: Father John Routos

Let Orthodox priest Father John Routos introduce you to the man who became Santa Claus.

Will We See Snowy Owls on the Seacoast This Winter?

For the past two winters snowy owls, which usually remain in the Arctic tundra, appeared on the Seacoast. Will it happen again?

Holiday Vinegar Recipes

Recipes include holiday thyme apple cider vinegar, raspberry thyme vinegar and more.

A Hands-on Art Experience

Touch is welcome at this League of NH Craftsmen exhibit. It also happens to be an excellent place to pick up a unique holiday gift.

Schoodacs Coffee & Tea

Schoodacs Coffee & Tea in Warner, New Hampshire, offers a sense of community along with great coffee.

2015 It List

Our 2015 It List is the who’s who of New Hampshire. Meet 14 influential Granite Staters who represent STEM education, the arts, politics, business, publishing and the simple joy of shaking things up for the better.

12 NH Artisanal Food Gifts

Give the gift of local, artisanal food from flavored coffees and gourmet popcorn to beer and fine chocolate.

A Christmas Getaway in Jackson

To mark the time, we spend a weekend in a town that celebrates a whole month of Christmas with the Traditionally Yours Christmas & Holiday Celebration.

Holiday Shopping in Concord

Concord’s Main Street is back and beautiful. The recent downtown renovation has made for a lovely shopping experience.

Challenge Yourself with Snowshoe Racing

Put on your snowshoes and run! If you enjoy regular races, you just might like the added difficulty of running on snow.

Visit the La Salette Shrine Light Display

A trip to see the Christmas lights in Enfield is a family tradition.

World Holiday Food Traditions

We rounded up a selection of New Hampshire bakeries for you to experience the united nations of Christmas in our state, and the spirit of celebrating and giving.

Alexander Heffner Host of “The Open Mind”

"The Open Mind,” which turns 60 this year, got a new lease on life when Alexander Heffner, grandson of the original host, Richard Heffner, took over.

Your Letters From the December 2015 Issue

Holiday Decorating Tips From the Professionals

Each year local designers transform the Bedford Village Inn into a holiday wonderland. See how it’s done and what you can apply to your own home.

Unsought Gifts

Here in the season of giving, it’s a good time to consider a certain set of gifts — the kind we never wanted and would have said “No, thanks,” if anyone had asked.

28 Ways to Have Fun This Winter

This year, why not resolve to make the best of the snow and ice? Here are 28 things to do (outside), from climbing a frozen waterfall and learning how to build a snow shelter to skiing and ice fishing.

Miracle on Beech Street

At the Manchester Police Athletic League, officers change the lives of local youth for the better.
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