Spring into Birding!

Spring into Birding!

One of the sure signs that spring has finally reached New Hampshire is the return of migratory birds. Bird migration actually starts in late February up here, with the first northbound waterfowl and blackbirds. The peak, however, occurs from mid-April to the end of...

Editor’s Note – Spring 2020

I love New Hampshire winters, I swear. That may be a bit strong, but I do like them, really.Oh, fine. I tolerate November through March. I scrape by, from one frozen windshield to the next, waiting patiently for the calls of spring. Not so much because I’m enthralled...

When Mr. Aaron quacked, the class was listening

Mr. Aaron, a wiry, professional musician with disheveled hair and a disarming smile, tried to pull a fast one on his young students the other day.He strummed his acoustic guitar in front of a class of about 20 kids. He sang a song, one we all know, called “Wheels on...
New Life in an Old Church

New Life in an Old Church

When people find out where we live, they often ask, “What’s it like living in a church?”The answer is, “It’s great.”It wasn’t planned this way. We had only two criteria when we moved a few years ago: we wanted to be walking distance to downtown Concord and to live in...
An exquisite journey for the palate

An exquisite journey for the palate

Traditional Confit de CanardIf you find yourself in possession of some duck legs, it’s not too difficult to reproduce that classic French dish: Confit de Canard (duck confit) at home. Despite the large amounts of rendered fat used in the preparation and storage, there...
Events Spring 2020

Events Spring 2020

April 10Shred is DeadProgressive instrumental and vocal performances of The Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band, led by guitarist Marcus Rezak with an all-star group of musicians, including Vinnie Amico of MOE, Chris DeAngelis of The Breakfast and Kung Fu and Scott...