Column, Movie Diary

Batten down the hatches

By Dom Cioffi It’s Monday night as I’m writing this – the eve before one of the most contentious presidential elections in recent history. I voted two weeks ago by mail-in ballot and have spent most of the past 14 […]

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Column, Looking Back

With age comes wisdom

By Mary Ellen Shaw They say that with age comes wisdom. While talking with a friend recently we discussed how a lot of things we thought were “cool” back in the day were actually bad ideas! Many of us baby […]

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Column, Funologist

The wall 

By Sandra Dee Owens For years I told myself (and anyone listening), that I was going to begin a personal challenge of skiing the length of Vermont on the Catamount Trail—but I never did. Years before, while backcountry skiing with […]

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Column

Rewriting the rules

By Cassandra Tyndall A new month brings a new batch of astrological possibilities. That being said, it doesn’t mean things will magically progress immediately. When it comes to topics involving communication, logistics, paperwork and money, the devil will be in […]

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Column

The stars bring tricks and treats

By Cassandra Tyndall Sometimes, the truth can be stranger than fiction. The continuing reverse cycle of Mercury in Scorpio continues to dredge up information that may surprise, shock and intrigue. The desire to find a sense of balance or peace […]

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Column, Living the Dream

Ode to a Pothole Garden

By Merisa Sherman Anticipation coincides with the rumble of the engine, as you switch from the pavement onto one of Vermont’s gravel roads. It’s past foliage, so reddish-brown leaves line the sides of the road like a rural sidewalk. Or […]

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Column

Boomer Funk: Ice Cream Truck

By Scott Funk Remember when it was just the Good Humor® truck?  It would come pling, pling, plinging down the street and every kid on the block would run screaming, “It’s the ice cream man! It’s the ice cream man!”  […]

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