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Rating Bohjalian

There are a lot of similarities between me and Chris Bohjalian. We both grew up in the New York City metropolitan area. We both write fiction. We both additionally serve as columnists for Vermont newspapers: he writes weekly for the […]

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Fruits of fall

Fall is the time most fruits on woody plants, not just on fruit trees, mature and become most colorful. These come in various forms, types, and colors, with names such as berries, pomes, and drupes. In addition, there are other […]

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Lost in the maze

By Dom Cioffi Autumn is upon us and with it comes a host of seasonal activities – one of the most popular being the annual trek to the apple orchard. When I was a child apple picking meant picking apples. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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