When you think of the Pop Art movement, Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup prints or Roy Lichtenstein's comic book paintings might come to mind. But recently, one of their peers has been getting more attention than usual.
Executive Councilor Ray Burton, who died November 12th, was remembered yesterday at a Memorial Service held at Plymouth State University. Dignitaries large and small gathered together with Burton's friends and family to remember the longtime political face of the North Country. NHPR's Sean Hurley attended the event and sends us this report.
Ospreys, also called sea hawk or fish eagle, are found all over the world including here in New Hampshire, But wherever they live, when the temperature drops the birds head for the tropics. For juveniles that first migration is a crucible that only 25 to 40 percent survive.
A project in New Hampshire is tracking Granite State birds and learning about the many misadventures they have between their departure in the fall and return in the spring.
We at Word of Mouth would like to remind you that while you may be feeling the pressure and stress of another jam packed December, you should definitely make time to relax with an hour long block of our prodigious Saturday show. Make a cup of hot cocoa, put down the remote, and curl up next to the dog/cat/heater/fireplace/snuggie and let the sweet calming sounds of public radio fill your ear sockets.