Finding Our Way to Vermont

I’m often asked how we wound up in Vermont. It’s a good story, one I enjoy telling if given enough time. At the same time, it occurs to me that if one owns one’s own website (now there’s a tongue … Read More

HOW SHALL WE TALK ABOUT RACISM?

Race, Racism, White Privilege, Guilt Freedom, Justice, Peace, Equal opportunity Negroes, African-Americans, Blacks, BIPOC community So many words, so little time. How do we talk about these topics that fill our current news cycle? They are not new at all, … Read More

More Musings: This Time On a Word

Woody and I have a young man living with us whose native language is not English. Suffice it to say (I love the alliteration of that phrase), we get frequent opportunities to talk about English. And so it was that … Read More

(Im)Patience: My Word for 2021

As promised in my last post for 2020, I’m looking forward to 2021 and to looking inward — how will I fare in honing my latest growing edge? What is my growing edge for this year? I’ll leave the predictions … Read More

When Hindsight Really Was 2020

We’ve seen the meme, grateful for the smile it brought. Not only did CoVid-19 take over our lives this year, it took over my blog for three months beginning in March, returning once in December when I talked about having … Read More

My Annual Christmas Eve Post for 2020

Many of my friends here in Vermont see winter as a time to pull out the skis, the sleds, the toboggans and hit the hills. Not me. Over the past few decades, I’ve come to see winter as a time … Read More

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