Category Archives: New Hampshire

Rubio, and Return

Today is Sunday and my last day here.  I’m up early to pack – which takes five minutes as I didn’t bring much – and write a note to my host Jason, thanking him for the luxurious lodgings. Then I … Continue reading

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Youth

Looking back from the perspective of (advanced) middle age, youth seems like a time of fun, great promise and opportunities, strong feelings and enthusiasms, and physical power, if not outright fearlessness.   That view however is the result of the removed … Continue reading

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Hail, Carly

The day after the snow, the sun is out, and the car has only a thin veneer of frost; I start to scrape the windshield, but a few minutes with the motor running and all is clear; don’t even have … Continue reading

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The Big Show

Friday’s concluding event is a big Democratic fundraiser, officially the McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club Celebration.  It’s the New Hampshire Democrats’ largest annual gala, and this year celebrates 100 years of the New Hampshire presidential primary.   The namesakes are two families at … Continue reading

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The Bern, and The Snow

Friday afternoon.  Still snowing heavily as I drive, carefully, up to Exeter where Bernie Sanders is to speak at the Town Hall.  Not just hold a town hall-style meeting, but address a crowd at an honest to gosh real New … Continue reading

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Country Club Republican

I’m up Friday about 8 o’clock to travel to Atkinson, about 27 miles southeast of Manchester, for a John Kasich town hall that starts at 10; the doors open at 9.  Although my sumptuous pied-a-terre here in Manchester is on … Continue reading

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Cruzin’

This post concerns the third event of Wednesday, Feb. 4th, and that evening. The drive down from Dover to Amherst is uneventful but takes a good hour.  My thoughts keep drifting to the Cruz event site: Joey’s Diner.  I haven’t … Continue reading

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Among The Faithful

Upon returning to my palatial digs in Manchester I planned the rest of the day.  I rsvp’d to a Ted Cruz town hall at Joey’s Diner (that sounds promising) down in Amherst southwest of here, opening at 4 p.m.   … Continue reading

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Apres Marco, Le Deluge

The forecast for Wednesday was rain, but when I got up at 6 a.m. – can you believe it, seeing dawn two days in a row!  – it was clear and bright.   Today’s first stop was with Marco Rubio who … Continue reading

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Small Matters

Today was Groundhog Day; if I wake up tomorrow back in Larchmont, ready to hit the road – again – at 6:15 a.m., I’ll know it’s all just a movie.  I did start my drive that early, as I learned … Continue reading

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