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In the flow

  By Marguerite Jill Dye I confided to my friend that in spite of the holidays, I’ve felt down about our nation’s current events and guessed I should read “Mein Kampf” to better understand the mind of a dictator. She […]

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Don’t lose heart

Mountain Meditation By Marguerite Jill Dye A friend asked me to write about the Electoral College but, honestly, I don’t have the heart. Hillary Clinton won 2.8 million (and counting) more votes than her opponent and I’ve held out hope […]

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Stress relief and immortality

By Marguerite Jill Dye Our grueling, marathon campaigns and election have been a long haul and have caused sustained stress for many people. Many Americans are depressed, in shock, and grieving for a sense of loss of the nation we […]

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Welcome to Killington, world

The people of Killington and all of Vermont welcome you to the Audi International Ski Federation Alpine Ski World Cup. We are happy and honored you have chosen Killington for the Giant Slalom and Slalom and are especially excited to […]

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Autumn transitions and transformation

By Marguerite Jill Dye Aren’t we blessed to be in Vermont, witnessing the beautiful sights of fall? Multi-hued leaves glow against a backdrop of pine. Since our executive chef son Danny and our toddler grandson Silas visited us Columbus Day […]

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Vermont heals

By: Marguerite Jill Dye Updates on the election and news from across the globe seem surreal in our peaceful mountain setting, where we can shut out the frenzied chaos by meandering in nature. We are blessed to be far from […]

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Killington: A center of sportivity and creativity

By Marguerite Jill Dye Killington is a Mecca for athletes where skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, running, and hiking abound. Such “sportivities” (my invention and not in the dictionary) foster fitness, discipline, and competition and require goal setting and striving for […]

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Local News

Vermont State Fair

By Marguerite Loucks Dye and Marguerite Jill Dye In rereading my mother’s account of the Rutland Fair in The Mountain Times from September, 1994, I am amazed at the changes in our society that have altered state fairs across the […]

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