Tag Archives: time

May 31, 2017

It’s time to talk about aging

By Kevin Theissen

We are all, inexorably, marching toward old age. By 2030, 72 million Americans will be age 65 or older. The good news is longevity has been improving, and people are remaining healthy and vibrant at older ages.

The bad news is cultural…

May 24, 2017

Time to plant your garden

The summer season officially starts for many of us on Memorial Day weekend.

It seems to be the official date to plant our flower and vegetable gardens.

I remember when I was first married I would buy a few annuals and plant them in my…

A time to remember
Local News
May 24, 2017

A time to remember

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States designated for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.  It is observed annually on the last Monday of May, this year on May 29.

Memorial Day is not to be…

May 18, 2017

The time for single-payer is now

Dear Editor,

I have felt the impacts of the healthcare system’s many manifestations over my lifetime. My parents spent nearly two decades paying off medical bills from my younger brothers’ stints in the hospital with infant asthma. I was forced to put off graduate school…

It’s time for chocolate

By Cal Garrison, a.k.a. Mother of the Skye

This week’s Horoscopes are coming out in the wake of the Easter rituals, under the light of a Capricorn Moon. There are lots of changes going on in the next two weeks. Between the Easter Bunny and…

Op - Ed
April 5, 2017

Time to examine equity in public schools

By Rob Roper

Equity and access to educational resources has been a hot topic surrounding the rules (or changes thereto) governing independent schools that accept tax dollars through Vermont’s tuitioning system. Some argue that if a school takes state money it should accept any and…

Time travel in a peat bog
March 29, 2017

Time travel in a peat bog

By Declan McCabe

Gutter pipes full of soggy peat show up on the bench by my office each March. This means one thing: my colleague Peter Hope’s Saint Michael’s College students are about to experience time travel. You might reasonably ask how pipes filled with…

Looking Back
March 2, 2016

Looking Back: The phases of friendship

Friendship has phases that begin with our childhood friends and continue throughout our entire life. When we are old enough to go outside and play with the children in our neighborhood, we begin the process of choosing our friends. We sort out the traits and…