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December 2nd, 2013

December Highlights

December feels like it arrived early this year.  With a Thanksgiving that was as late as the calendar allows, it isn't surprising.  So, we quickly shift gears from Pilgrim decorations and cranberry sauce to candles in windows and cookie baking parties.  While this year's calendar may make the entire holiday season feel more rushed, it also makes everything seem more festive.  At least for me, I enjoy having the family-filled Thanksgiving and proceeding immediately to holiday parties and shopping for presents.

Of course, December contains more than fun and frivolity.  In fact, we have a handful of exciting

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November 25th, 2013

Meet the Team- Eric M. Blake

Eric Blake has been writing for PeKu since July 2011.  Eric is one of our specialized columnists who focuses on a particular area.  For Eric, this area is politics.  He is the voice behind our Conservative Considerations column, which is published every Monday on Camp Campaign.  He has written numerous articles that have spurred discussion, both with our readers and with other columnists for Camp Campaign.

Please allow me to introduce you to Eric M. Blake.

MPK: You write for our political publication, Camp Campaign. When did you first take an interest in politics?

EMB: Well, it depends on

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November 18th, 2013

Try Something New

How often do we encourage others to try something new?  If you're a parent, it can be a common topic of discussion.  From the early years of "Try a bite of cooked squash" to the older years of "Yes, you should try doing pole vault", we tend to spend a decent amount of time encouraging our children to be open to new ideas, activities, and more.  We do this also in our work roles, advising and helping others with new tasks and responsibilities.  Personally, I like to have team members try something new.  If it doesn't work

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November 11th, 2013


Later this month we will celebrate Thanksgiving.  Named as such, amidst all of the food, family, and festivities, we usually find time to give thanks.  Whether it be a quiet reflection, a note, or a conversation, most of us spend a moment thinking about all the things for which we are grateful.

However, today on Veterans Day it seems like a fitting day to consider our gratitude.  The veterans of our military have provided us with the freedoms and liberties that are priceless.

As you awake late on this day off from school or head to the mall after

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November 4th, 2013

November Highlights

Every month brings its own changes.  Here in New Hampshire, the temperatures are more consistently cold, which means that the windows are closed until spring and the furnace is running.  Halloween decorations are down and have been replaced with Thanksgiving items.  Fall sports seasons have ended for our student-athletes, and we await the beginning of winter sports.  At PeKu there are new happenings also.

  • Couch Tuber has a new look and article format.  We begin each week by highlighting the top shows for the coming week.  During the week we also make recommendations for one show each

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October 28th, 2013

Meet the Specialist- Allison DeCesere

Although I did not plan it intentionally, this month marks two years of publishing our Bridal Specialist column on Here Comes a Bride.  Since this column began on October 24, 2011, Allison DeCesere has provided our readers with advice for a plethora of their wedding quandaries.  Allison is the co-owner of My Bridal Dream, along with Tia Lori Bergeron.  Dedicated to helping brides plan the wedding of their dreams, My Bridal Dream currently is helping brides find vendors in New Hampshire.

Today I'm pleased to introduce you to Allison.

MPK: Our readers know you simply as our

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