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Killington Uncorked
August 17, 2018

Tasting New Zealand varietals

By Becca Zidik

If you thought the ’70s were wild in America, imagine the party New Zealand had when the first wine grape vines were planted in Marlborough! That’s right, in 1973, some extremely smart soul planted vines in the now bustling wine region…

The Movie Diary
August 17, 2018

Beyond the sea

By Dom Cioffi

At the age of 7 or 8, I boarded my first commercial airline flight. It was February and I was headed to Florida with my mother to spend two weeks at my grandparents’ villa. “Villa” sounds fancy, but in reality it was…

Rockin' The Region
August 17, 2018

Rockin’ The Region with Dan Tyminski

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

RUTLAND—Dan Tyminski is excited to play the Vermont State Fair on Friday because he’s coming home. Tyminski has been living in Nashville, Tennessee, the past 15 years but was born and raised in West Rutland. “[I’m] so excited to be coming…

Mountain Meditation
August 16, 2018

Empowering influences in a child’s life

By Marguerite Jill Dye

“The most traumatic part of being a refugee for me was the loss of our home, our village, and being torn from the place where I grew up that I knew and loved,” Walter Hess said at our dining room table….

Column
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…

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…