Category Archives: Column

The Movie Diary
November 21, 2018

Giving thanks

By Dom Cioffi Thanksgiving has transformed itself over the last several decades. No longer a one-day, solely American holiday, the Thanksgiving “festivities” now span from Wednesday, through the weekend, and…

Mountain Meditation
November 20, 2018

Gratitude heals

By Marguerite Jill Dye Did you know that the way we live and think about ourselves affects our longevity? Counting our blessings and feeling other positive emotions improves our health…

Column
November 13, 2018

Feeling down? It could be SAD

ByMarguerite Jill Dye Since the leaves fell and gray skies appeared, bringing rain and more often now, snow, I realized I was feeling blue, unlike myself, with little joy. The…

Moon phase and the rut
Column
November 13, 2018

Moon phase and the rut

By Dave Mance III Deer hunters, like professional athletes, are always looking for an edge – it’s the nature of the pursuit. And so we’re susceptible to superstition, alluring gadgets,…

Column
November 13, 2018

House shifts to the left

By Jim Harrison Amid high turnout, likely fueled by the discourse in Washington and anti-Trump sentiment in Vermont, along with successful efforts of the Democrat/Progressives’ “get out the vote campaign,”…

The Movie Diary
November 13, 2018

You’re a mean one

By Dom Cioffi As a young child, I reveled in picture books. It wasn’t that I loved to read so much as I loved looking at the illustrations. This is…

Looking Back
November 9, 2018

From cords to cordless

I was watching a talk show recently where the star of “Young Sheldon,” 10-year-old Iain Armitage, was a guest. He was asked what he thought about the various items on…

The Outside Story
November 9, 2018

Southern pine beetles march north

By Joe Rankin As if the emerald ash borer’s incursion into northern New England wasn’t enough, now there’s another potentially devastating forest pest marching this way: the southern pine beetle….

The Movie Diary
November 9, 2018

Rock and a hard place

By Dom Cioffi The opportunities to sing were plentiful when I was a child. I just never had the guts to stand up and try it. I belonged to a…