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September 17, 2014

A descent into madness

By Dom Cioffi

Several years ago I took a solo trip to Paris (a major checkmark on my personal bucket list).

I had been there with a small group a decade prior, but due to the short timeframe and the distraction of appeasing multiple personalities,…

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September 17, 2014

What if we had the internet back then?

by Cindy Phillips

I remember life before the internet. It was those days of yesteryear, before Al Gore invented it. Research was done at the library. Communication was on a rotary telephone or via handwritten notes. You needed a stamp to send a letter and…

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September 17, 2014

The Outside Story: Staycation geese and southbound juncos

By Carolyn Lorié

This has always been my perception of bird migration in the fall: the days grow short and cool and then, one day, I notice a v-shaped caravan of Canada geese flying southward. Then another and another. Within a few weeks of that…

  • KAG mounts new exhibit, “Vermont and Me”
  • KAG mounts new exhibit, “Vermont and Me”
  • KAG mounts new exhibit, “Vermont and Me”
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September 11, 2014

KAG mounts new exhibit, “Vermont and Me”

By Gerrie Russell

KILLINGTON—The Killington Arts Guild hosted an opening reception for its new show “Vermont and Me” on Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Gallery on Route 4 in Killington. Family, friends and visitors in the area enjoyed refreshments and the work of many talented…

Squeezing every minute out
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September 11, 2014

Squeezing every minute out

Putting my son to bed at night has been a test of my patience since the day he was born.

When he was  an infant, I would change and swaddle him and then place him in his crib, careful that he couldn’t slide…

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September 11, 2014

There are no singular nouns in baseball

By Brett Yates

As I write this, the Phoenix Mercury are going head-to-head with the Chicago Sky in the WNBA Finals, which seems as good a time as any to reflect upon the tendency of the Women’s National Basketball Association and other relatively new pro…

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September 3, 2014

The skinny on skin: the body’s largest organ

By Kate Robitello

Skin is quite amazing; it stretches, comes in all different colors and textures, and protects our bodies from environmental damage. Over the years advancements in technology, chemically created lotions and serums, and of course, the marketing efforts of major skincare companies have…