Day: December 15, 2015

Good Times Skiing Waterville Valley’s High Country

by Amy Patenaude Outdoor/Ski Writer Last Friday morning I jumped in the car at 8am and drove straight to Waterville Valley to meet a friend for just a couple of hours of skiing. I was clicking my ski boots into my bindings at 9:15.  Waterville Valley Resort is surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest

A Christmas Pipe Dream

Deciding on the big Christmas present my wife and I would buy for ourselves this year was a tough decision. After a year of hard work on both of our parts, we like to reward ourselves with something special. We feel we paid our dues and taking a little something for ourselves is more than

Birds Are Always On Their Toes

Have you ever looked at a bird’s foot? Better still, have you ever really looked at your own foot? It is a marvel of human development. Humans, usually, have five toes on each foot. This number is important for maintaining balance, but not critical enough to carry out daily survival activities. Birds, for the most


 by Mike Moffett  Weirs Times Columnist FAMILIES AND FRANCHISES Here in New England we don’t understand the great pain that occurs when a Major League sports franchise relocates. Yes, the Boston Braves left for Milwaukee in 1952 and there still is a small coterie of Braves fans who celebrate their Boston heritage. But most of

Caption Contest Photo #573

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