New Hampshire Magazine - March 2010

Learning New Tricks

Regular exercise … check. Five to nine servings of fruit and vegetables a day … check. Blood pressure 120 over 80 … check. Strong personal relationships … check. Learned something new this week … hmm? Lifelong learning has been added…

There’s the Rub

You know, Hippocrates was a massage therapist,” says the woman who, moments before, had been gently rubbing my toes. “Sure,” I think. “And he also believed that all illness resulted from an imbalance of blood, black bile, yellow bile and…

Winners of the Seven Natural Wonders Contest

Last year, we assigned travel writer Barbara Rogers the challenge of identifying the Seven Natural Wonders of New Hampshire. Rogers is a well-known and respected authority on the back roads and attractions of the state, so while some may disagree…

Being Bode: Young Man of the Mountain

Trying to get inside the mind of Bode Miller is a bit like trying to keep up with him on the slopes. You’ll never do it by playing safe. We took a chance and asked him for some exclusive face…

Bright Idea?

Nothing says “Peace on Earth” like a giant flashing electronic sign from Target that says “Peace on Earth.” Or an inflatable Santa in a popcorn popper. Or the ghostly illuminated outlines of caribou grazing on your dead lawn. Such is…

Merry Christmas, Lothar

Both of my parents were psychologists. This sounds like something you might say while standing anonymously before a 12-step gathering, but I’m actually proud of the fact. It infused my growing up with experiences that I appreciate, and probably a…

Time Warps?

We have been hearing for years, nay decades, that one of the most distinctive features of our time is its rapid pace of life. Events, it seems, move at warp speed in our time, compared to the slower, more leisurely…

Insider’s Guide to North Conway

The Five and Dime on Main Street is on the National Register of Historic Places. The League shop at 2526 White Mountain Highway is also a glass-blowing studio for the owner, Philip Jacob.Photos by Susan Laughlin. Dan Brown has walked…

Skiing Without the Fear Factor

As we leaf through the latest issue, we learn where we can throw ourselves off headwalls, defy mogul fields that more closely resemble detonated mine fields and hurdle down inclines that are 10 degrees short of perpendicular. What about skiing…

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