New Hampshire

7:45am

Fri March 27, 2015
Commentary

Gary Borders: An adult-style snow day is still pretty perfect

Caldwell Park in Mount Pleasant, Texas, transformed into a winter wonderland for one February day.
Credit Marcia Davis / The Daily Tribune

I finally got a snow day. As spring explodes and summer beckons, I recall that February day fondly.

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7:35am

Fri July 18, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Enduring Summers behind the Piney Curtain

As the dogs days of summer unwind before us, commentator Gary Borders remembers back to his child hood in New Hampshire, being transplanted to Texas, and his first Summer Hike in the heat of deep east texas .... behind the Pine curtain.

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7:35am

Fri April 25, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: A small town's tragedy remains a vivid childhood memory

The bells tolled at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on a tragic day in 1964 in Allenstown, N.H.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Commentator Gary Borders remembers a tragedy that struck his tiny New Hampshire town a half century ago. Eight-year-old Borders was frightened and home alone. 

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7:35am

Fri August 30, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: Gravitating to the forest is human nature

A view from Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire's White Mountains -- a favorite destination for hikers.
Credit Gary Borders

Commentator Gary Borders takes us into the woods to explore his favorite hiking spots of his childhood and today.

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7:35am

Fri July 19, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: Learning the Southern ways in the 60s

Credit Gary Borders

Commentator Gary Borders moved to East Texas from New England at the tender age of 12. He reflects on those early years and how he learned to love his home.

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