Wkly Brief – Idol Homecoming

Northwood Meadows, NH State Park

Northwood Meadows, NH State Park

American Idol’s Alex Preston (@RealAlexPreston), during his May 2014 hometown visit to New Hampshire, mentioned missing his family, friends, girlfriend, and “[Even] the air”.1  He is so right. Even the air in New Hampshire is idyllic.

Several years ago, we took a trip to the South Carolina seashore. Our girls collecting seashells, and read in the sun while the scents of coconut and salt saturated our senses leaving us relaxed and sun-sleepy. But it was only after the long drive home, when we stepped from the car and gazed up through tall, top-heavy spruces at the star-sparkled night; when we breathed deeply the pine-scented air, that we felt wrapped in the comfort of home.

Using every sense, what evokes home for you?  Here’s my answer:

NH Poem

1) Foster’s Sunday Citizen, Dover, NH (May 11, 2014), N.H.’s Idol goes back to school, Nick Stoico, pages A1 and A6.

2) Johnson’s Seafood and Steak.

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About Barbara Rath

Enjoy reading, writing, hiking, hangin' with family, friends and my dogs, watching soccer (Go Breakers), baseball, football. Favorite foods are coffee, chocolate, and artichokes. Always thinking of new stuff to do and then not doing it.
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4 Responses to Wkly Brief – Idol Homecoming

  1. litadoolan says:

    I’m glad the American Idol has such a calm home town to balance the heady heights of fame!

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