A boy and his father went fishing early one sunny morning. From shore, they cast their lines and let them drift in the water. After a while the boy lay back among the grasses, felt the sun on his face, and fell asleep.
Humorist, speaker and author Rebecca Rule has been collecting and telling stories of New Hampshire and New England for more than 25 years. A roster artist for the NH State Council on the Arts, her passion for spoken word takes her to schools sometimes, helping young writers find their voices. She is also the author of several books, including “Sixty Years of Cutting the Cheese: Joel Sherborne and Calef’s Famous Country Store,” “N is for NH,” “Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire -the Present, the Past and the Future, “Headin’ for the Rhubarb! A New Hampshire Dictionary (well, kinda),” “Live Free and Eat Pie: A Storyteller’s Guide to New Hampshire” and “The Best Revenge,” among others.
She is best known for her live presentations of humorous New Hampshire stories, many sponsored by NH Humanities, and she has entertained audiences throughout New Hampshire, prompting New Hampshire Magazine to name her “Thalia: the Muse of Comedy” in its list of notable New Hampshire muses.