The Inspiration Behind the Tomek Jankowski website:
New Hampshire as Muse

Home is where the heart is, but also the liver, kidneys, spleen, thyroid gland and etc. I keep all of that stuff in New Hampshire nowadays, one of the most beautiful states in the Union. My ancestors, through their sacrifice and selfless toil, brought our family to New England and planted our roots deep in the unforgiving craggy, granite-pocked New England soil about twelve years ago, where the generations since have prospered. My wife and I initially settled in eastern Massachusetts but decided after about a year that except for the license plates and pizza, it looked suspiciously like New Jersey, so we moved on to New Hampshire. Why New Hampshire? Well, to begin with, it was cheaper. I’ll admit that. But soon we fell in love with the lush forests, beautiful seacoast and oozingly scenic mountains. New Hampshire is famous for its ornery Yankees, but we’ve been blessed with the friendship of some of the most crotchety among them. In short, somewhere between the Merrimack and Monadnock valleys we’ve found our little slice of heaven.