And the Daisy Goes To…

Congrats to Philip Baruth, whose wicked good political blog — Vermont Daily Briefing — takes home this year’s Seven Daisies Award for Best Vermont Blog. I’m a regular reader of VDB, and I marvel at Philip’s ability to channel his inner...
The View From Up Here

The View From Up Here

Living in a valley nestled up against the Green Mountains I guess it’s only natural to want to to get a little closer look sometimes — to see the world from up there, to reach out and tickle a cloud or two. I haven’t yet mastered the slopes in the...

Hello, Silvia?

Oh, bother. Since moving to our tiny little homestead in Vermont, what with its galley kitchen and severe lack of counter-space, I’d pretty much given up on home-grown espresso until we’d moved to a grown-up place… i.e. to a home we might someday buy...
Independence Day 2006

Independence Day 2006

For a bang-up Fourth of July parade, there’s no place I’d rather be than a small town in Vermont. From the community bands, to the flag-flying-farm-tractors, to the local squadron of the Lawn Chair March & Drill Team, it’s a family affair, a...
Springtime in Vermont

Springtime in Vermont

Last night I grilled dinner on the deck out back, and pointed out to herself how the tulips and daffodils were pokin’ up and thinking about getting their bloom on. Just when you thought it was safe to lose those snow tires… this happens. More: vermont |...

Forty-Two

Speaking of Douglas Adams, I’m astounded (along with everybody else I know) that the Answer to Life, The Universe and Everything may truly be… forty-two. “There is an important sequence of numbers called “the moments of the Riemann zeta...

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