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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.12.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.12.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

07.12.13 “Nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new … Continue reading

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Living in the Great North Woods

Living in the Great North Woods

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

By Steven Gang, Discover Power of Parks Interpreter at Umbagog Lake State Park Umbagog Lake is a quiet peaceful place. Pronounced Um-Bay-Gog as per the locals here in the Great North Woods. This may be due to the bays and … Continue reading

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Reach the Beach here we come!

Reach the Beach here we come!

Posted on by Michele Cota

The Annual Reach the Beach Relay Race certainly covers a lot of familiar territory for the New Hampshire State Parks team. With 12 runners split between two vans (each with its very own treasured van manager) embarking on a 202 mile … Continue reading

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Frost Farm: History Hitting Home

Frost Farm: History Hitting Home

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

At the turn of the 19th Century, Pulitzer-Prize winning poet, Robert Frost, lived on 23 acres in rural Derry, NH for 11 years. The Robert Frost Farm has seen many transitions over its 130-odd years, but the decade it held … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.05.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.05.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

07.05.13 “White light goin’ messin’ up my brain White light is gonna drive me insane White heat, it tickle me down to my toes White light, I said now goodness knows.” – The Velvet Underground, White Light/White Heat, 1968   The brilliance … Continue reading

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So, you're an interpreter, what does that mean?

So, you’re an interpreter, what does that mean?

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Upon telling someone I am an interpreter, there is usually one of two responses. First, “How many languages can you speak?” And second, “Do you do some sort of dance thing?” Well, for me, I only speak English, and dancing, … Continue reading

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Taste of Summer "Blues" at Greenfield State Park

Taste of Summer “Blues” at Greenfield State Park

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

It’s the beginning of another summer at Greenfield State Park, marked by its signature sights, smells, sounds, tastes, and feel. My skin sizzled under the simmering sun while a smokey scent of burgers and hot dogs on the grill wafted … Continue reading

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