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June: ‘bloom whereyou are planted’

June 12, 2024
June is usually thought of as the beginning of summer. School is out, we open our summer houses and maybe plan a vacation. I was given a book called “The Big Book of 30-Day Challenges” written by Rosanna Casper. It sat on a table for a long time with me just looking at it every…

Senior Scene: Choose a happy road

May 8, 2024
May is Older American Month. This designation was established in 1963 by the Administration for Community Living. The theme for 2024 is “Powered by Connection,” which recognizes the profound impact that meaningful relationships and social connections have on our health and well-being.  In our area we have the Killington Active Seniors, the Thompson Center in…

April seems to be a little mixed up

April 10, 2024
Hal Borland, American author, journalist, and naturalist once said, “No Winter lasts forever, no Spring skips its turn. April is a promise that May is bound to keep, and we know it.” English writer Samuel Johnson said that April can be a moment of joy for those who have survived the winter. This April seems…

Senior Scene: February, the month of love

February 7, 2024
“Carry out a random act of kindness with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you,” said Princess Diana. February is the month of love, and hopefully, we are surrounded from all directions: family, friends and pets. Love and kindness all make a difference and…

Senior Scene: August is the Sunday of summer

August 9, 2023
  With all the rain and terrible flooding that we have had, it seems that August just might be the best of summer 2023. Many of our fellow Vermonters need our help and our prayers. If we all do what we can, it will certainly ease the burden of those suffering. I recently experienced a…

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