There’s a well-known saying in New England that if you don’t like the weather here, wait a minute. When it comes to independent voters, those weather changes can just as quickly shift beliefs about climate change.
When World War I hero Matthew Crawley dropped to one knee in the swirling snow and finally proposed to Lady Mary Crawley in the season two finale of the popular PBS drama “Downton Abbey,” it was the culmination of a romance ensconced in an elegant and nostalgic lifestyle that has captured the imaginations of American viewers.
Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire (Harvard UP, 2012) has been named a Best Book of 2012 in the biography and history category by Library Journal.
Students at Merrimack’s Reeds Ferry Elementary School learned about making healthy food choices and the importance of exercise during an energy-packed performance of “The Tale of Rollie Robin,” which was created and performed by University of New Hampshire theater students.
On the way to Newmarket, just past Kruczek’s Garage on the right, is a sign for Against the Grain Woodworking. An old timey wooden candy cane hangs on the door. Inside Tyler Beaudoin’s showroom are big curved wooden lamps, chalkboards, cutting boards, wine racks, tables, benches, and chairs. In the back is his wood shop.
In the drawing studio, Elizabeth Curry moves quickly, placing several charcoal drawings, two paintings, and some ceramic pieces in a wide arc. After a fussy glance or two, she rearranges the paintings.