Top of New England

The trees wore their formal fall gowns of gold, orange, and red along the New Hampshire highway into the White Mountain National Forest. However, the clouds lowered upon our arrival at the cog railway station. We couldn’t see past the first hill for our trip to the top of New England. This three-mile route to … More Top of New England

God’s Nudge

The Sunday bulletin for our large church was packed with inserts as usual. As I paged through the announcements and activities for various groups a lovely blend of fall colors caught my eye. An invitation proclaimed a Thanksgiving feast for Singles. Ordinarily I would have skimmed past it since I’m not single, but the colors … More God’s Nudge

Lake Placid’s Fame

Our fall bus tour continued to Lake Placid. Since our step-on-guide was a native and quite a character, he gave us our most memorable tour thus far. He showed us the sights with a special focus on the area’s biggest claim to fame: the Winter Olympics of 1980. Notable events of the 1980 Olympics: • … More Lake Placid’s Fame

Freedom Isn’t Free

On our fall foliage tour of New England we visited the Lexington and Concord areas where the Revolutionary War began. A local guide took us first to the Lexington Battle Green. A force of 700 British Regulars left Boston to seize military supplies hidden in Concord. Alarm riders warned the surrounding countryside and small villages. … More Freedom Isn’t Free