Young anglers

From left, 15-year-old Gorham anglers Mason Roberge, Tucker Savage and Kasey Guilmette benefit from a little guidance before becoming lifetime fishermen.

MOST of the inspiration for creative writing comes to me while I am driving.

With gentle music on the radio and a very slow pace, I travel the roads of New Hampshire in a constant state of wonder. The beauty of nature occupies a great expanse and can be appreciated at times that might seem otherwise unlikely, such as driving.

Adventures Afield appears in the New Hampshire Sunday News.

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