Not Your Casual Day at The Beach

Sun-bathers and leisurely swimmers were noticeably absent from Hampton Beach State Park last Sunday but a rare breed of ‘penguins’ did flock to the oceanfront for the 13th annual Penguin Plunge! And no, these were not the adorable creatures with little beaks and wings from Antarctica but dedicated humans who dared to jump in the […]

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Pure Tranquility at White Lake State Park

While driving down White Mountain Highway (Route 16) on a brisk Thanksgiving eve, I proceeded to take a left onto State Park Road in Ossipee, New Hampshire. As the road narrows, pine trees thicken on either side, suggesting that I had arrived at a peaceful place. At road’s end I discovered the glacial depression known as White Lake. Looking […]

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