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Protest draws over 150

By Marguerite Jill Dye RUTLAND—“Children don’t belong in cages!” stood out among the powerful signs at Rutland’s “Families Belong Together” event. Over 150 demonstrators of all ages lined up along  Routes 4 and 7 at Rutland’s Main Street Park. There […]

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Follow your bliss

By Marguerite Jill Dye Living life’s passions brings such joy. Sharing them is even better. It deepens relationships and expands our hearts. My husband Duane has a passion for trains, which helps compensate for a childhood lack, but some passions […]

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On bears and quests

By Marguerite Jill Dye Those of you who grew up in the Green Mountains of Vermont or other wilderness areas may take certain things for granted, but when I found bear poop just outside our bedroom window, I was excited and […]

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The power of going within

By Marguerite Jill Dye Sometimes we just need to click “pause” to escape from the craziness of everyday life. Full schedules, obligations, media, and events cause many to live in constant distraction. But when we take a few minutes within, our […]

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Silence, please!

By Marguerite Jill dye One of our greatest modern day challenges is finding ways to escape chaos and noise. The Finnish Tourist Board released “Silence, Please,” under a series of wilderness photos, each with a solitary figure. “With noise pollution […]

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Mothers on the move

By Marguerite Jill Dye After a big family Mother’s Day Dinner, Mom started to scrub lots of Corning. Said the children, “It’s your day. You shouldn’t wash dishes! Just rinse, and do them in the morning.” From “A Smile, a […]

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