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On the Move

On the Move: Little museum, big mission

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The Little Nature Museum is about to celebrate its 60th birthday. Sandra Martin founded the museum in her bedroom at her parents’ home when she was 13. Her first specimen was a fossil given to her by her grandmother. Martin is now 74, and the museum has seen several homes and lots of growth in the intervening years – first in Winthrop, Mass., then in Hampton, in Weare, at Gould …

On the Move: It’s never too late to make positive changes in our lives

Saturday, April 18, 2015

More vegetables, more exercise, more social life. These are the prescriptions our physicians, physical therapists, children and friends nag us with to insure ourselves healthy and independent later years. Vegetables are easy. There are plenty available in the supermarkets, at the co-op and at winter and summer farmers markets. You can also grow …

On The Move: Putting the snow in perspective

Sunday, February 22, 2015

This winter has been recorded as the coldest, snowiest and most expensive in New England’s recent history. And since this senior citizen does not drive a car to meet interesting column subjects in this weather, and since most of the housing in my neighborhood was built in the mid-1800s, I’ve been giving thought …