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Sweets: Keep it simple

By Benjamin Raymond While there are hundreds of different types of sugars, there are only a few that are of much importance for use as sweeteners in foods. All sugars are made of the elements carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.  These […]

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The top ten videos of 2014

Last week, YouTube released its annual (I assume) list of the ten most viewed videos of the year.  Each of the videos therein received tens—if not hundreds—of millions of plays in 2014, which makes the almost total banality of the […]

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“And to all a good night…..”

A few years ago, I approached Royal Barnard, then editor of the Mountain Times. Intrigued by Brett Yates’ “Generation Y” column, I suggested I write a column geared for our Baby-Boomer generation. The one-word response from Royal, “OK”, launched a […]

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The Outside Story

A Christmas Tree farmer’s year in review By Patrick White Walking through a large chain store this past October – at least a week before Halloween – I stumbled upon a display of decorations. Not witches and pumpkins, but trees […]

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Aging in Place: Ambushes

By Scott Funk How is it you can go to bed feeling great and wake up in the morning with a pain in your leg that turns out to be osteoarthritis? (For the younger readers of this column, osteoarthritis is […]

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Ringing in the New Year

New years events that appeal to all tastes and styles By Stephen Seitz We don’t have to say goodbye to 2014 in front of the TV set sipping warm champagne. New Year’s Eve in Vermont offers plenty of choices for […]

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Q&A with Mike Solimano

Editor’s note: The Mountain Times receives many questions from readers every week about Killington Resort and Pico Mountain operations. In order to best answer some of the most common questions we will pose them directly to Mike Solimano, president and […]

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Something’s fishy

By Dom Cioffi My grandmother was the quintessential Italian: she was short, attentive, liked to wear sundresses, hid money underneath the mattress, and spent the better part of her days cooking and watching soap operas. When I showed up and […]

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