Opinion & Humor

Letters to the Editor

Need a good reason to spot the newt?This month's lucky (and fearless) newt spotter will receive a Totally Awesome Gourmet Popcorn basket valued at $75 from Michele's Sweet Shoppe of Epsom (www.nhpopcorn.com). Michele's trademarked motto is "The proof is in…

Political Science?

The Granite State isn't eager to serve as a national lab rat.States, in theory, are supposed to be the "laboratories of democracy." The challenge of how to solve some of the nation's biggest problems is supposed to be undertaken by…

Welcome, Presidential Hopefuls

A fun-filled day awaits you in beautiful Frost Heaves, N.H.Lately, we've had a bumper crop of politicians traipsing through New Hampshire, people you never heard of hoping to use their successful stint as the Louisiana Commissioner of Mattress Safety as…

Ten Years Later

I guess everyone has a 9/11 story. I was driving to our brand-new offices of New Hampshire Magazine in Manchester when I heard something on the radio about a plane crash at the World Trade Center. It was our first…

Recipe for Thanksgiving

Being the designated cook for my family has its rewards and its challenges. My technique is very informal - mostly based upon memories of watching my mom and dad (both excellent cooks) work in the kitchen. I don't use recipes…

Missing Markers

At least it's better than you can't get there from here.Person from Away: "How do I get to John and Mary Smith's house?"New Hampshire Native: "Keep on down this road and take a left where the apple tree used to…

Letters to the Editor

Need a good reason to spot the newt?This month's lucky (and fearless) newt spotter will receive a handcrafted clay pendant and pin set from Clayworks of New Hampshire in Wolfeboro Falls, featuring handcrafted jewelry and pottery by Lisa Boucher (www.clayworksnh.com).Clayworks…