Upper Valley Life

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WHAT YOU’LL SEE THIS WINTER
The Thrill of the Journey: Winter Flying
It’s a cold, icy, winter day, the sort that makes you linger under the covers until the last possible minute when responsibility beckons. But I’m up early like a kid on Christmas. Today I’m going flying. By Brian A. Canning. Photography by Jim Block  click here

WHAT TO DO, TWO
Half Moon Valentines Fiesta
Interested in some campfire dining this winter? Try the Half Moon Valentines Fiesta, an annual event sponsored by the Lebanon Recreation & Parks Department. 
By Laura Jean Whitcomb. Photography by Jim Block  click here

WHO CAN HELP
Upper Valley Haven
Anyone who walks through the Haven’s — shelter, food, education, clothing, and much, much more. By Jaimie Seaton
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Features

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WHO TO MEET
Toni Prince: The Original Steel Magnolia
If one imagined the quintessential Vermont horse farm with a kindly, soft-spoken riding instructor, the farm would be Prince & Pauper and the instructor would be Toni Prince. By Jaimie Seaton. Photography by Lars Blackmore

WHAT WE LOVE
Locally Made Stocking Stuffers
They say that good things come in small packages, and that’s particularly true at holiday time. If you’re looking for some inspired ideas for gifts and stocking stuffers this holiday season, look no further than these Upper Valley-based businesses. By Barbra Alan and Laura Jean Whitcomb. Photography by John Sherman

Departments

WHAT’S NEW: Harp Therapy
Harp therapist Patty Williams uses her harp — and an elusive gift which defies words — to soothe, comfort, stimulate and enchant patients. By Deb German. Photography by Tom McNeill

The Newbie and the Native
As the Upper Valley transforms into a winter wonderland, there are those who love the morning commute — and those who do not. Read on for two perspectives to life in the Upper Valley during the winter. 
By Laura Jean Whitcomb and Deb German. Illustration by J. Moria Stephens

WHAT’S MADE HERE: Crazy for Quince
Are your taste buds looking for a new treat? Try quince jelly, made here in Vermont. 
By Kim J. Gifford

WHAT TO DO: Christmas Revels
With a musical historical mash up and a host of celebratory events, Christmas Revels turns 40! By Rebecca Bailey

WHAT TO DO CALENDAR
A seasonal listing of events we enjoy in the Upper Valley. Compiled by Amy Cranage and Laura Jean Whitcomb

WHERE TO SHOP: Scavenger Gallery
Forage through the shop and you’ll find art, wine and unique jewelry made by biologist/artist Stacy Hopkins. By Kim J. Gifford. Photography by Jon Gilbert Fox

WHAT’S NEXT
A preview of the spring 2015 issue

On the Cover

Pilot Tim Chow
Photograph by Jim Block
Photographer Jim Block captured this image of Post Mills Soaring Club member, Tim Chow with his ski plane at the Post Mills, Vt. airport. See more of Block’s images 
at jimblockphoto.com

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