And after all the time I've spent waiting outside the Ice House to buy ice cream, I finally went inside to eat.
Where I discovered not only delicious clam rolls, but an eye-popping display of license plates. This made me feel, somehow, humbled. As I was so proud of some of my recent discoveries:
Here's someone who takes his state mottos seriously.
How to make it clear that you are New Hampshire's answer to Mr. Burns on The Simpsons.
Parked outside the local elementary school. Teacher? Librarian? Incredibly serious parent? Who knows?