Ensconced in Winter’s Serenity

Jackson XC offers a unique and traditional New England experience Kick. Glide. Kick. Glide. I had forgotten how cathartic the rhythm of cross-country skiing can be. My husband Jack and I had just left the Jackson Ski Touring Center’s lodge, eager for some exercise and...

Winter’s Cornucopia

AN ECLECTIC, LOCALLY SOURCED MENU FROM OUR WINTER FARMERS’ MARKETS Cooking with local ingredients can be a challenge in winter, but not an impossibility. Head to one of the winter farmers’ markets in the area and you will find meat, root vegetables, and cold-season...

Next Stop: Hibernationville

PACK WELL FOR WINTER’S JOURNEY TO CREATE EMOTIONAL HYGGE Have you ever taken a road trip across country or backpacked through Europe? Besides a sense of adventure, one of the most important ingredients in a successful trip is being smart about what you bring with you....

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To Craft with One’s Own Hands

To Craft with One’s Own Hands

Every strike of the hammer moves the hot metal closer to its final shape. Like words on a page, each percussion should be decisive, clear, and move the story along to a conclusion. The plot is simple: take this piece of metal and coax it into something beautiful and...

The Life Cycle of a Home

The Life Cycle of a Home

Some young homebuyers view their first house as a starter home—an inexpensive place to hold them as they grow their family and finances. Then they seek out the next house and begin a process of purchasing homes to meet their family’s growth, and eventually downsize as...

Honey, Can We Talk?

Honey, Can We Talk?

Communication is the foundation of any healthy relation-ship, but it’s often the hardest thing for couples to do. Busy-ness and going in multiple directions distract us, and we fear that conflict is inherent in communication. Given the importance and challenge of...

Community Gardens Take Root

Community Gardens Take Root

Starting in spring, Concord’s Birch Street Community Garden hums with activity as gardeners of all ages tend more than a hundred plots of flower and vegetable gardens. It’s just more evidence that community gardening has taken root in the Capitol region. Community...

Downtown Concord Redevelopment

Downtown Concord Redevelopment

brbr Below is a brief clip of a larger documentary project onbrConcord’s downtown redevelopment created by Accompany Video Production, whichbrwas founded by John Gfroerer in 1995. While the company provides a range ofbrservices, its documentaries have been shown on...

More Poems From Glenn Currie

More Poems From Glenn Currie

brbrbrbrbrbrThebrCatbrbrA cat waits by my door. brA visitor from the past, brEscaped from the mixing pot brOf watercolor memories. brHe silently sits by the dish brWhere pieces of my Mother’s garden brCome to rest. brbrHe stares unblinking, brSeeing me as a child,...

In This Issue: Fall 2016

In This Issue: Fall 2016

In this issue read about the wonderful art of Debbie Kinson, The Agricultural Transformation at Apple Hill Farm and Tom Rush and The Naked Lady.

In This Issue: Spring 2016

In This Issue: Spring 2016

Read about Adventure Trackers, a history of Concord, New Hampshire's Fire Department, Concord Pediatric Dentistry and more in the Spring 2016 edition of Around Concord Magazine in the digital edition below.

Top 3 Gift Ideas From The Rocks Estate

Top 3 Gift Ideas From The Rocks Estate

DirectorbrNigel Manley shares his three favorite gifts to consider this year, available at The RocksbrMarketplace or the Gift Shop. If you’re not visiting their beautiful locationbrin Bethlehem, New Hampshire, visit their website for easy ordering.brbrbrbrMaple...