News from Vermont #412 Why Can’t We Just Meet In The Middle?

News from Vermont #412 Why Can’t We Just Meet In The Middle? April 30, 2019 Hello again Maple People, Normally I stay away from politics with my writing but today, well, guess I just can’t “help myself” even though this one is mostly about cars. Back in January, Betsy and I bought ourselves a used […]

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News from Vermont #411 A Sweet Trifecta

News from Vermont #411 A Sweet Trifecta April 17, 2019 Hello again Maple People, There’s nothing like the magic of maple sugarin’ to bring folks together, whether it’s a one-time jaunt to our sugarhouse just to savor the heavenly aroma or hardened regulars with maple clear to their bones. Here’s a tale of two of […]

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News from Vermont #410 Jam, A Man And His Dog

News from Vermont #410 Jam, A Man And His Dog March 8, 2019 Hello again Maple People, This morning my dog Fern and I had a good discussion about toast and jam. Y’want something deeper?…c’mon, she’s a dog! I was luxuriating in my lounge chair about to partake in a toasted slice of pumpernickel slathered […]

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News from Vermont #409 What A Pain In The Ash!

News from Vermont #409 What A Pain In The Ash! February 19, 2018 Hello again Maple People, These days with all the talk about “walls or no walls”, one certain immigrant has joined our US ranks that we really don’t want. He’s a bad dude. Even though he carries no guns, drugs or explosives, he’s […]

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News from Vermont #408 Modern Medicine vs. Positive Thinking!

News from Vermont #408 Modern Medicine vs. Positive Thinking! February 6, 2018 Hello again Maple People, These days with modern medicine being what it is, when the need arises, we all want to make use of the best it has to offer. Although we in Central Vermont have an good hospital right here, it is […]

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News from Vermont #403 The Calm Before The Fall (season)

Hello again Maple People, We’re about to get our usual “tsunami” of leaf peepers here in Central Vermont (and that’s a good thing for us all…very good!). One of the most rewarding residuals for me during this time is the interesting folks from all over the world that I get to talk to. And that […]

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News from Vermont #402 Not Bad For Some Young Fella’s

August 31, 2018 Hello again Maple People, In a recent column I said I was hangin’ up the Husky…well I lied! As fate would have it (more more aptly, winter survival), I’ve spent the summer so far buzzin’ up a storm on two trees. Yes, two huge rock maple trees have occupied this ol’guy’s spare […]

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News from Vermont #401 Burr Of All Trades….

July 19, 2018 Hello again Maple People, Here I am in my dotage, actually thinkin’ of hangin’ up th’old Husqvarna. Yup, the other day I went out and cut a medium sized rock maple. It should’a been a simple job but “Murphy’s Law”, coupled with Murphy’s cousin, Stupidity, settled in at the first pull of […]

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