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Market Square Day - It’s changed a lot for me.

Posted by Bill Page on

I don’t actually remember when I first learned about Market Square Day (MSD) but I do have many (some of which are very foggy) memories of it!   I went to the U of NH and officially graduated in 1992.   That 4 year period at UNH was not my first attempt at college but it was my last.  I guess I was on a “10 year plan” of sorts as I went my freshman year at New England College, failed out, took 5 years off for no particular reason, then tried again and became successful. 1 + 5 + 4 more...

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Torn Between Two Options

Posted by Bill Page on

Yesterday was Saturday June 2 and my oldest daughter Katherine qualified to run in the State of Maine Class A outdoor track championship in Bath Maine.  As the weekend drew near, the weather report looked great, and I was in a quandary. 

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One Tree, Two Tree, Three Tree FOUR! (Tree!)

Posted by Bill Page on

Another day in Portsmouth begins!  Before setting up the cart today I took a fast walk just like the doctor ordered and chose Pierce Island and Four Tree Island as my ultimate destination. (The later is on the former...if that makes any sense!) This island is basically a city park and it's set up with charcoal grills, picnic tables, little roof structures, and rest rooms.  There's a nice grassy area at it's center for frisbee...or better yet, Buoy Bat!  When my children were young and we lived in Portsmouth, we came here on a number of Sunday's and had cookouts...

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You Snooze, You Lose!

Posted by Bill Page on

Oh what a day! Today marks my first day as a street vendor in Portsmouth when I snoozed and lost!  Huh you ask?  As a licensed vendor, I’m able to set up in 1 of 7 regulated spaces whenever I want.  Today was the first day I showed up and another vendor was in the spot I like best.  So, I moved to my 2nd favorite spot which in turn moved Caleb to his 2nd favorite spot!  Caleb’s my buddy and he was a good sport about it!  So in reality, I didn't lose!  (The picture of me above with...

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HEADS UP - THIS COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE!

Posted by Bill Page on

On Wednesday April 4, 2018 at the age of 55, I had a heart attack and am very grateful to be alive and able to tell you about it.

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