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Monadnock Weekly Report 07.26.13

Monadnock Weekly Report 07.26.13

Posted on by Patrick Hummel, Volunteer Program Coordinator

07.26.13 “That [Willa Cather] chose for her final resting place a plot in Jaffrey Center, New Hampshire, with a view of Mt. Monadnock, and that it is here she wished to rest under the inscription, ‘That Is Happiness; to Be Disolved into … Continue reading

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Enjoying Nature's Candy at Pitcher Mountain

Enjoying Nature’s Candy at Pitcher Mountain

Posted on by Andrew Reynolds

If you liked my most recent post on the early summer blueberries at Greenfield State Park, get your hiking boots ready and grab a container to pick all of the wild blueberries you can eat at this week’s destination–Pitcher Mountain … Continue reading

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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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Tips to Reach the Tip-Top!

Tips to Reach the Tip-Top!

Posted on by Discover Power of Parks SCA Interpreters

Grand Monadnock is a popular mountain. If it were a student in high school it would certainly be on the homecoming court. You can bet that as a musician it would top all of the music charts. And as a … 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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Pawtuckaway Camping, Kayaking, and Hiking

Pawtuckaway Camping, Kayaking, and Hiking

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

Pawtuckaway State Park in Nottingham NH was a wonderful spot for our first family camping trip of the season. As we are a family of seven, with four teenagers, my oldest son decided to set up a campsite on his … 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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