Monthly Archives: June 2014

Great Things about Northern New Hampshire

1. covered bridges 2. so many lakes and streams and rivers and ponds and creeks 3. the friendly people 4. the beautiful White Mountains 5. the history of the place 6. old houses 7. Inn and Pubs…Inns that have pubs 8. the wildlife 9. the night sky..so many stars to see 10. small towns 11.the […]

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Adventures in Franconia Notch

Franconia Notch in my humble opinion is the jewel of New Hampshire…but give me a week and I’ll find other jewels, enough to string into a necklace, of other remarkably beautiful places in this state. The first images are of from the the tram that takes one up to Cannon Mtn. There were teases that […]

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A little bit of all over the place

Chris and I have been making day trips the last couple of days. First a drive around the NH border of Maine–Bethel,Center Lovell, Fryeburg, then thru North Conway where we watched the US v Ghana soccer game. Today we drove north, skirting the Vermont border and ultimately hitting the Canadian border and back down. Both […]

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The Mt. Washington Cog Railroad

I took too many pictures to count trying to capture all that I could see…then I gave up and just enjoyed the views. It was amazing.  It was beautiful. I can’t explain it, you just have to go see for yourself.

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Robert Frost lived here

  Chris and I took a small drive today, antiquing, looking for furniture for our new home. We did get a dining room table, but it was hard commit to anything else. We aren’t moved in yet and we have no place put anything…it makes collecting things difficult. The store where we did buy the […]

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A day at the park

I took Luka to Dog Mountain today in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.  We stayed for two hours; if I had packed a lunch I would’ve stayed all day.  For the third day in a row, I felt I was in the most beautiful place I had ever been in and I didn’t want to be any […]

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Emerson has it right

We went for a walk today in the Pondicherry Wildlife Refuge. I was incredibly  beautiful despite the mosquitos and having to use an entire bottle of bug spray. I took too many pictures. It was just so beautiful. Afterwards we took Luka home and headed out for lunch in Franconia., which in turn took us […]

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How to have the perfect day

Mirror Lake loon   Maiden Voyage   My kayak     Hike at Weeks Park     1. Take your favorite dog on a hike. 2. Have lunch at a place  called “Grandma’s Kitchen,” that really does make you feel like you’re at your grandmas’s for dinner. 3. Find a kayak on sale at a […]

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Crawford Notch

  Took a short ride into North Conway today.  We woke up late; the extra sleep was much needed. We got a text from our real estate agent that our offer on a house in Gorham was accepted. Yes, it was quick, but the house is beautiful and so close to Chris’s job. We’re both […]

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Finding a place to call home

Yesterday, day one of waking up in New Hampshire, found us already looking at potential homes. Chris’s job starts in a month and I would like to find a home before then. I contacted a realtor before we left Portland so that we could begin our search here immediately. Yesterday we looked at 5 different […]

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