1980 summer & 80–81 ski season, I lived in DIllon ,Co. with 2 other Colby friends, Bill Mills & Louise “Weezy” Swift, 2 of Weezy’s friends from Ct., & my high school friend Peter Carbonneau. A variety of other characters came & went in our tiny 2 bedroom condo to…

My Father was a tail gunner in a B-48 during the Korean Conflict. He was a lifelong Republican and campaigned for Nixon and Gov. Peterson. He was a Selectman, a School Board Chair, Exalted Ruler of local Elks, Helped found a summer camp that was free to low income kids…

Massage in the Canyon

It was mid December when my wife casually mentioned that Emily had just obtained a permit for 6/23 for the Grand Canyon. “What?” I exclaimed. A Grand permit is a big deal, boaters wait years for a private permit known as a “DIY” trip. Emily is…

Massage spaces are usually calm oases with muted colors, soft music, signs with inspirational quotes on furniture & walls and often anatomy posters. My space is very different. It is a porch converted into a room with big windows looking at our back yard and a view of the Presidential…

Donald Lavoie

Small business owner, massage therapist, community official & volunteer. I live in the White Mtns. of NH. Always wanted to write still may do it some day.

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