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August 10, 2018

Freezing corn and other August gardening tips

By Leonard Perry, UVM Horticulturist & Charlie Nardozzi, Garden Consultant

Freezing corn for winter enjoyment, starting fall greens in the garden, and dividing some perennials are gardening activities for this month.

Harvest sweet corn early in the day for the best flavor. Squeeze…

Mountain Meditation
August 9, 2018

Dreams are clues to our mind-body connection

By Marguerite Jill Dye

One might assume the mind-body connection would be obvious once we become ill, but sometimes we’re too busy chasing symptoms to see their significance in our lives. Louise Hay’s book, “You Can Heal Your Life,” lists ailments with their emotional…

Killington Uncorked
August 9, 2018

Good things come in pairs

By Becca Zidik

Good things come in pairs, especially wine. Hailing from Espagne, Hammeken Cellars of Alicante has produced an array of specialized wine since 1996. Specifically, Flor del Montgó Tempranillo and Flor del Montgó Verdejo: sisters from a slightly different mister … well, family of…

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August 8, 2018

Killington Softball League: And the winner is …

By Dave Hoffenberg

The Best of Three Championship series is set. Killington Resort clawed their way out of the loser’s bracket to earn a return trip and try to fulfill their quest for two titles in a row. Standing in their way is the OmyaRamas…

Mountain Meditation
August 1, 2018

‘A disaster they created’

By Marguerite Jill Dye

History repeats itself. That’s why it must never be forgotten. History is in the making due to the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that separated thousands of children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border. It is a cruel injustice and human…

The Movie Diary
August 1, 2018

Boys to men

By Dom Cioffi

The month-long experiment is officially over. Four weeks ago, my wife and I dropped our teenage son off at military camp. The idea was to build some character and revisit his suffering study habits. The program promised to nudge young men toward…

The Movie Diary
July 26, 2018

Sending my love

By Dom Cioffi

My teenage son just finished his third week of military camp. Next weekend, after a month away, we will return to the campus to pick him up and bring him back home. We’re excited and curious at the same time,…

Killington Uncorked
July 26, 2018

Sun-filled summer days

By Becca Zidik

Vis pour voyager, et voyager pour vivre!  Translation: Live to travel, and travel to live – with a getaway to Southern France! Sunglasses and suntans are reminiscent of Biscaye Baie Sauvignon Blanc from the Gascony region of France. Known for…