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Get Exercised Outdoors

Couch potatoes, arise! Stephen Priest sees his torn Achilles tendon as "good fortune." Without the injury (now years ago) he wouldn't have become an outdoor enthusiast nor written a book about it. When Priest's doctors told him that there was…

Vacations For Your Mind

Just because you are vacationing in your own backyard doesn’t mean you can’t use this summer to explore the world.The humble book may seem like a primitive technology, but it’s unsurpassed in taking the mind on trips abroad. No matter…

Serious Strangeness

Some unbelievable tales with “just enough truth” It’s one weird tale after the other — 279 pages of them. The events took place (we think) all over New England, but “Weird New England” [Sterling Publishing Co., $19.95] has plenty of…

Historic Opportunities

Our Top 10 neighborhoods where History and community combine."I think what makes New Hampshire special is that many of our villages are still intact, with the same architectural features they've had for 100 or 200 years," says Nadine Peterson, preservation…