Column, Tree Talk

Bird’s eye view

I never had a tree house as a child and was not exposed to the view from a tree canopy until tree stands entered my life. The look of a forest is completely changed when one is actually in the […]

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Column, Movie Diary

Movie Diary- Parasite

If I were a rich man We should all look at jury duty as an honorable civic exercise that plays an integral role in our nation’s democratic process. However, it almost always feels like an insufferable burden. That was the […]

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Column

Then Again: Wives’ ‘desertion postings’

By Mark Bushnell Editor’s note: Mark Bushnell is a Vermont journalist and historian. He is the author of “Hidden History of Vermont” and “It Happened in Vermont.” This column was published in VTDigger Nov. 10. Lucy Martin wasn’t mincing words. Her marriage […]

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Column, The Outside Story

Mammoth love

The Outside Story by Susie Spikol I fall in love easy. I’ve been mad about river otters and star-nosed moles, and of course the venomous short-tailed shrew. But my first love was a creature that is almost mythical, a shadow […]

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