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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.19.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.19.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

 07.19.13 “We sometimes hear, half waked from sleep A nearer hoof, a phantom neigh Till breezes from Monadnock sweep And bear the magic sounds away.” – Col. Thomas Wentworth Higginson.     The brutally hot weather blanketing much of the … Continue reading

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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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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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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.28.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.28.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.28.13 “[Monadnock is] the noblest-appearing peak south of the White Mountains, whose graceful cone seems a reduced fac-simile of Japan’s sacred mountain, Fujiyama.” – Professor William Copeman Kitchin, 1920.   Kitchin’s quote, above, may seem like it was one of … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.21.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.21.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.21.13 “When Earth forgets that man was born, Monadnoc still shall hail the morn, His aged crags not yet outworn.” – J.E. Nesmith, Monadnoc, 1888.     For the most part, it appears as if Monadnock’s recent “Rainy Season” may … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.14.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.14.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.14.13 “I’ve seen him when the rising sun shone like a watch-fire on the height; I’ve seen him when the day was done, Bathed in the evening’s crimson light; I’ve seen him in the midnight hour, When all the world … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 06.07.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 06.07.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

06.07.13 “We were left alone with the night hawks…their dry and unmusical, yet supermundane and spirit-like voices and sounds gave fit expression to this rocky mountain solitude…it was a thrumming of the mountain’s rocky chords; strains from the music of … Continue reading

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Monadnock Weekly Report 05.31.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 05.31.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

05.31.13 “We have climbed it in all kinds of weather; in snowstorms and summer heat, in zero weather, in thunderstorms, in fog, and in brilliant sunshine.” – Mildred Groot, On Climbing Monadnock, 1959  As you can find a day within … Continue reading

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Lightweight Hiking and Picnicking at Miller State Park

Lightweight Hiking and Picnicking at Miller State Park

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

This week an old friend and I visited New Hampshire’s oldest state park Miller State Park off of Route 101 in Peterborough. Ever since being established in 1891 the park has been a popular destination for hikers and all-day picnics … Continue reading

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Ashuelot River Inspiration

Ashuelot River Inspiration

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

“Over the River they beckon to me,/Loved ones who crossed to the further side; The gleam of their snowy robes I see, But their voices are lost on the dashing tide. There’s one with ringlets of sunny gold/ and eyes … Continue reading

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