Contemporary Thanksgiving prep pales in comparison to past celebrations Metro Creative By Robin Anish Historians tell us that the first Thanksgiving feast celebrated by the Pilgrims bears little in common with the Thanksgiving feasts of today; but, what they do share in common is the reason for the feast. Then, as now, families and friends… Continue reading Gather in gratitude
A look at Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival over the years
By Bob Audette I don’t recall when I first summited Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, N.H., but it has loomed over my life since my folks uprooted me and my two brothers from suburban Connecticut to the rural, rough-and-tumble village of Troy, N.H., in 1968. In my first dozen years or so in the Granite State,… Continue reading In the shadow of Mount Monadnock
On the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, classical music critic and author Andrew L. Pincus recalls the legendary composer and conductor.
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Mother Nature always gets the last laugh.
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"Only in the city can one be so certain of the season. In the country, the issue is still in doubt. We cannot purchase proof of spring. What we have here is the mere best that God can do, which, as March runs into April, seems not to be much."