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Cat vs. Camel: An epic battle on Mount Washington provides an opportunity to write about Marty

  Marty, the Mount Washington summit cat, has been an elusive animal this week, slipping in and out of the Observatory staff quarters only to eat and use the litter box.  Apparently he has a friend who stays in the State … Continue reading

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The world’s worst weather: Bring it on!

Spending a week in January on a mountain billed as having the world’s worst weather isn’t everyone’s idea of a good time.  But, I say, why go to an all-inclusive resort in Cancun with everyone else in the world when … Continue reading

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In the Wild River Valley, a November blizzard, deep snow, and a man who perseveres to save his cat

We are hiking along Blue Brook and up the Basin Trail through a golden forest of beech trees, the color made more vibrant by the gray background of an overcast sky.  Halfway up Blue Brook, a granite cliff towers over … Continue reading

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