Sunday Magazine

Ex-shelter dweller taking first steps into home-at-last

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started” – Mark Twain, American author and humorist. Regardless of the circumstances, whether victim of a natural disaster – fire, flood, hurricane, quake – or personal tragedy such as job loss, accident, addiction, or illness – picking ...

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Seniors’ activities call for food warmers, craft supplies

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age” – Sophia Loren, Academy Award-winning actress. Talent and creativity can be tapped ...

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Remembering RFK: The lasting legacy of Bobby Kennedy

Throughout the past week, faded images of Bobby Kennedy have been meandering through my mind like a soft evening breeze drifting through the trees. You feel its coolness brushing by you without actually seeing it. The assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy on June 6, 1968, was a day that not ...

Mini tennis hopper, basket, will ‘serve you well on the court’

“I made it look so easy on court all those years. No one realized how hard I had to work, how much I had to put into it,” Pete ‘Pistol Pete’ Sampras, American retired tennis player regarded as one of the greatest in the history of the sport. Practice is an essential part of success at ...

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Homeless veterans stand down begins with a wish list

Harbor Homes, Inc., a not-for-profit organization established in 1980, provides support services to low-income individuals and families. In 2004, the body of a homeless veteran found along the Nashua River prompted research resulting in Veterans FIRST, a focus on providing veteran-specific ...

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Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter begins outdoor gardening

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul”– Alfred Austin, British author and poet, 1835-1913. Spring is a season of promise, anticipation of sunny days and brighter futures, new ...

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Culinary delight: Nashua Country Club chef receives top honors

Mortals daring to thicken their soup by heating a combo of flour and butter and then pouring the gloop into a boiling cauldron of broth wonder why their culinary creation is comprised of chunks of chicken, vegetables and glue. Glue is the result of such folly, when the roux – pronounced roo ...

Musical instruments will help students to ‘strike up the band’

‘Got a saxophone, French horn, or clarinet? How about a trombone, flute, or cornet? Perhaps a piccolo, for that high-pitched sound, or a deep-toned tuba stashed somewhere around? Bands are said to have originated in Germany around the 15th century, mainly with bassoon and oboe, drums for the ...

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Pollen Nation: Beekeeper uses honey for health

Eyes watery with allergies due to high pollen counts may further blur the television newscasts that tout the day’s pollen count ahead of last night’s sports scores. The count – a measure of the pollen grains in a cubic meter of air – is always bad news to sufferers of “Seasonal ...

Balls donated to Nashua PAL will help kids to ‘have a ball’

“BE a good sport and team player, BE dedicated and hard working, BE safe and healthy, BE excellent by giving your best, BE persistent-keep trying, BE grateful to God for your gifts, BE positive that you are a winner, BE proud and humble, BE sure to have fun.” While unable to attribute the ...

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Celebrating mom: How love drives a mother-daughter relationship

During a professional development education course, my instructor informed the class that the two most difficult times in a woman’s life are when she is 13 and when her daughter is 13. This made the class laugh, because it is true. The complexities of becoming a woman can be difficult to ...

Bicycles and parts needed by co-op helping folks ‘get-around’

“When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road without thought on anything but the ride you are taking” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. His fictional character, ...

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