New Hampshire Magazine - October 2010

Affairs in Order?

Now’s the time to plan and organize.Some people avoid certain topics like the plague: politics, religion and the big doozy, “who gets what after I’m gone.”After all, it’s much easier to come up with a “Bucket List” of things you…

Get Jammin'

Sweet and fruity! In a blind taste test, our staff compared three N.H. gourmet blueberry jams from around the state. Here's what they thought.Amelia Maes & Co.This month's winner!All of the jams were delicious, but staff members were intrigued by…

Retooled

Putting personality into found objects.What is a garden without garden art?Sculptor and garden designer/horticulturalist Jill Nooney is accomplished in both worlds. Her canvas is her own expansive garden called Bedrock Gardens in Lee and her medium is recycled metals, most…

Between Times

A whodunit set on New Hampshire’s seacoast.It might look like the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel, but the setting for this work of fiction is called the Smythe Hotel. There unwinds a tale of mystery and murder that spans two…

Up Coming – Justin Cronin

You could call Justin Cronin’s “The Passage” a horror story about vampires. You could also call it an apocalyptic vision, a science fiction novel or even a mystery. But no matter what you call it, it’s a great read. The…

The Master Dowser

The ancient practice of dowsing is alive and well in New Hampshire today. Carol Gader, of Claremont, is one of about 60 people in the state’s two chapters of the American Society of Dowsers. Gader, considered a master dowser, has…