New Hampshire Magazine - March 2010

Arthur Sullivan - Renaissance Realtor

Above: Photo courtesy of Brady Sullivan “If you build it, they will come” works fine for mystical ballfields, but in the rough-and-ready real estate game, the risks are high and the outcomes uncertain. This field is an equal mix of…

What a Star

Above: Photo by Lucas Allen That Martha Stewart has impeccable taste everybody knows, but it was confirmed when she (or, at least, her editors) selected The Rocks Estate in New Hampshire to feature (eight pages worth) in the December issue…

Joe Hill - Fresh Face of Horror

Above: Photo by PT Sullivan The New Hampshire seacoast has its share of creepy stories, from rock-throwing ghosts to alien abductions, but it’s also the home of Joe Hill, whose Pandora’s box of a mind is poised to spin out…

Charles Simic - Premier Poet

Above: Photo courtesy of the University of New Hampshire The nation’s newest Poet Laureate already had quite a resumé: 18 books of poetry, one Pulitzer Prize (for “The World Doesn’t End”), finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry (for…

Meredith Hall - Mapless Pathfinder

Above: Photo courtesy of the University of New Hampshire In 1965 Meredith Hall was pregnant at 16, expelled from high school and shunned by her small New Hampshire town and by her family. Now she has more awards and praise…

Ally McNair - Redefining Retirement

She has a familiar face, having appeared on New Hampshire television for many years. She also knows the media inside out, having been an award-winning journalist at N.H. Public Television and WMUR. Good credentials for her new volunteer role as…

Matthew Keene - Cardiac Crusader

A year ago, Matt Keene was playing football for his Kimball Union Academy team when he went into cardiac arrest. Fortunately the school had an automatic external defibrillator (AED) device on hand and Matt’s life was saved. Since then he’s…

Bishop Gene Robinson - Testing the Faith

Above: Photo by John Hession If anyone thought that the flap over New Hampshire’s consecration of the first openly gay Episcopal bishop would fade away, they were mistaken. And if anyone thought that Bishop Gene Robinson would attempt to blend…

Holiday Appetizers

The lights are low. Holiday music is in the air and you are ready to welcome your guests. As you put a drink in their hand they coo over the bountiful display of hors d'oeuvres on the countertop — always…

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