Ted Miller

When the gray skies of late October send down their first few flakes of snow it reminds many of us that the year end holidays will soon be upon us. At that time we begin to think about the Thanksgiving holiday, where we're going to go, or who we're going to have over, and how we will spend that fourth Thursday of November. That day finally comes and goes and then the next day the real frenzy begins. Department and retail stores fill up as shoppers respond to sales and ...

Lala Dinsmore

This has been a most unusual week. Quite surprisingly I have had three Thanksgiving dinners, worked on Christmas wreaths one afternoon, and attended the New Hampshire Philharmonic concert with my daughter Amy performing an oboe solo. And last but not the least bit least, I was part of the wonderful extended Bellaveau family’s Thanksgiving week-end in Manchester. The first thanksgiving dinner was enjoyed at The Gorham Congregational Church last Sunday, with the 36-pound bird ...

John Walsh

There are, I suppose, still a few households in which a computer does not reside. While these folks will never know the pleasures of e-mail or the delights to be found on the Internet, I have a little residual envy in my heart for the free and unfettered life I had before my first computer came to live with me. It was back in 1988 when my old Royal portable finally gave up the ghost, I took the plunge and bought a second hand computer from an acquaintance at work. This machine proved ...

Ithaca Bound

Something new was added to the Heritage-New Hampshire experience this past Tuesday. When school groups come to take the tour, a little play is added. The play concerns several important figures in New Hampshire history, and involves a couple of students taking part in the play, and the entire class deciding on how they would respond to the problem presented to them. The very short play, which I wrote, and in which I play the main character, is called "Choices". The three ...

John Walsh

Having just read your tirade against me and my column of 8/27/03 that appeared in the "Berlin Daily Sun" yesterday, I'm going to deviate from a long standing rule as a columnist for this and other papers, and allow myself a response. Even as I type this I am struggling with misgiving since it will be difficult to keep a civil tone toward someone like yourself who characterizes me as someone who sits on my a-- picking boogers out of my nose. Let me assure you that as I ...