Mountain Meditation

It’s time

By Marguerite Jill Dye “Empathy, not apathy, is going to change the world,” Seane Corn declared in the Sounds True Summit, “Waking Up in the World.” “Empathy” is to identify with the feelings, thoughts, and attitudes of another. “Apathy,” also […]

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Mountain Meditation

Climate change in Vermont

What do bets on the ice melt date in Joe’s Pond and apple blossom notes of Vermont farmers have in common? Both contributed to the creation of the first-state-in-the-nation Vermont Climate Assessment. The 2014 Vermont report combines local data from […]

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Mountain Meditation

The best of Vermont

By Marguerite Jill Dye We welcomed our friends from Avignon, France, Colette and Jean-Paul Pascal, with a fête. We explored our region on “Very Vermont” excursions and hikes. One lovely day at Silver Lake, Judy took Colette on her first […]

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Mountain Meditation

A silent revolution

By Marguerite Jill Dye I was ecstatic at first, as I floated through the Clark Art Institute’s downstairs galleries filled with more than 80 magnificent works by “Women Artists in Paris, 1850-1900.” The stunning exhibit in Williamstown, Massachusetts was organized […]

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