New Hampshire Magazine - March 2011

Cover Magus - BJ Hickman

In 1969 Richard M. Nixon was president of the United States, man first landed on the moon, and 16-year-old magician BJ Hickman joined The International Brotherhood of Magicians. Some 41 years later The I.B.M. honored Hickman in a cover story…

Artist and Activist

When Jane Kaufmann took a pottery class at UNH in the mid-'60s, she had no idea where it would lead her. "It looked like a good way to keep busy at home while I raised my children," Kaufmann says. Today…

A Place to Call Your Own?

Scanning through the real estate listings can be a bit like browsing the personal ads. Those lonely, lovely properties sound attractive, but is there a match made in heaven just for you? After all, you wouldn't select your spouse based…

Inherited Tendencies

Doctors focus on genes in the battle against breast cancer.You're grateful for the piercing blue eyes and appreciate the good teeth, but not so much the weak chin and near-sightedness. What else have you inherited? For women with a family…

State House Socialism

The Feds aren't hiding in your closet. They are holding up your roof.Staunch Libertarians and committed members of the Free State movement have long been attracted to New Hampshire for our decentralized politics and "Live Free or Die" mindset.So it…

No Drama Divorce

Lower the emotional heat and work it out with mediation.Until you’ve been divorced, you just don’t know what it’s like.Divorce is easily the most-thought-of segment of legal endeavors known as “family law.” It’s one of the greatest legal misnomers because…

Letters to the Editor

Need A Good Reason to Spot the Newt?This month's lucky (and fearless) newt spotter will receive a 10" x 10" print, framed and matted with non-glare glass, from Sunny Valley Creations of Columbia, N.H. (www.sunnyvalleycreations.com). The photo of Beaver Brook…

Power Failure

Surviving it in Snuggies with enough brandy to get you to boogie.If you spend a winter in New Hampshire, there are several unpleasant experiences that you simply can't avoid. You will slip on ice while carrying groceries. You will have…

Talk About Winter

That's all you can do about it, really.What do we talk about when we talk about winter? By "we" I don't mean skiers, snowmobilers or folks who think winter is our finest season, snap on their snow shoes and scamper…

Salads to Fill You Up

Since many of you are attempting to watch your waistlines after gorging throughout the holidays, here are five different salad options from around the state to help lighten your load.PLACE ITEMDESCRIPTIONINSIDER TIP IN A WORDIgnite Bar & Grill100 Hanover St.Manchester(603)…

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