Still Soaring

Michael Franti and Spearhead at LOH

Michael Franti and Spearhead set a lot of souls alight in the Lebanon Opera House in June. “SOULROCKER” is the perfect title for their new album. Music promoter Buddy Kirschner brought Michael Franti and Spearhead to LOH as a fundraiser for the Rusty Berrings Skatepark in Lebanon, NH. » Read more

Optimism Required!

Finding Balance in the Positive Pierce Family

Being positive is clearly the way to go in life, but there are some benefits to taking a moment of reflection before moving on. As the youngest of seven kids, I was marinated in optimism. » Read more

Oma the Great

Jenepher Lingelbach was one of the most loving, compassionate people I have known. When I married her son Bruce, it was clear that I hit the mother-in-law jackpot. I feel so grateful to have known this true wonder woman.

People who met Jenepher once and people who knew her for years appreciated her warm, genuine way of connecting. » Read more

Wrangling Angst

Overcoming Inner Thigh Chafe and Irrational Fears

Decades before leggings were regular attire, wearing lycra tights took courage and resilience. As a college alpine ski racer back in the 80s, dry land training made inner thigh chafe a daily focus. The Nordic skiers had been wearing lycra tights for years, but they were sweaty people who had to be naked to avoid hypothermia, so lycra tights were considered overdressing. » Read more