Saturday, July 29, 2006

Raining Cows and Dogs

Perhaps our wet weather should be called "raining cows and dogs".....

Lightning Strikes New Hampshire

Lightning strikes are a common occurrence in New Hampshire as attested to in New Hampshire Peculiar Freaks of Nature....

Sunday, July 02, 2006

770 Thousand Visitors to Cram Into NH During 4th of July Holiday

CONCORD, N.H. New Hampshire tourism officials expect the state to be crowded with visitors for the Fourth of July holiday.

They also expect these tourists to spend more than $105 Million Dollars... Welcome to New Hampshire!! Over the holidays, there will be more people than cows in New Hampshire.

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Uncle Sam Tries to Eat Squam Lake

According to the Union Leader, the United States Government (aka Uncle Sam) was holding a 600-acre plot of land at Squam Lake for ramson, pending payment of a huge estate tax bill by the children of Walter Koeing.

Fortunately, the Squam Lakes Conservation Society came up with the cash.

The Union Leader article goes on to say, "Open space is one of the prime victims of the estate tax, which forces heirs to sell land to developers just to pay Uncle Sam. It’s time this destructive and unnecessary tax met its demise. The longer it survives, the more land will be needlessly lost. "

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