Millyard Museum Musings

Super Brownies shook off chills to deliver thrills

Monday, January 9, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

Starting around 1920, this hardy band of local, rugged-but-borderline-demented individuals would willingly risk serious hormonal impairment and usher in the New Year by carving a hole in the ice and engaging in a midnight swim at the legendary Amoskeag Ledge. READ MORE

Millyard Museum Musings

Depressed? Maybe You Miss the Winter Carnival

Thursday, January 28, 2016 Carol Robidoux 0

I read somewhere that good writers borrow but great writers steal, so, purely in the interest of advancing my career, I feel totally comfortable – not to mention upwardly-mobile – in saying that now is the winter of our discontent. READ MORE

Millyard Museum Musings

City fathers almost waited ’til the cows came home to erect Town Pound

Saturday, October 24, 2015 Carol Robidoux 0

Apparently, the decision to erect a Town Pound was a major civic undertaking. It made the current Presidential Primary campaign look like table talk at a poker game. We’re just hoping the Presidential election is resolved more swiftly than the Town Pound debate – it lasted 90 years – or our grandchildren won’t be alive to see Chelsea Clinton’s granddaughter take the oath of office. READ MORE