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Posts from the Road

Rosa Parks statue, seated on a Montgomery, AL, bus at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN, at the Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968. Below, representation of the […]

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Charging Across the Country

Gassing up the Musk-mobile at the truckstop and Punjabi diner in Foss, Oklahoma. Well, just cleaning the windshield using the water bins at the gas pumps. For the past three weeks we’ve been driving cross […]

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Fresh Rolls for a Nickel at The Manghis’

There’s only one place that I know of where a kid can buy a freshly baked roll for a nickel, and that’s The Manghi’s Bread in Montpelier, VT. Kids have been taking advantage of this […]

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Minneapolis, Day 2; the Day Before

Anticipation built Friday, the day before the World Cup sprints at Wirth Park in Minneapolis. A beautiful sunny day with athletes cruising around the hilly, rolling, curving tracks. The surface is firm and fast and […]

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A Couple Awards

I received two regional awards in 2023 in the National Press Photographers Association’s monthly clips contest for New England: First place for spot news in July for a group of photos from the flooding that […]

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Montpelier’s Halloween Arises from the Flood

Montpelier did Halloween 2023 in a big way, despite last summer’s flood and a fire last week that destroyed a newly repaired restaurant. Click here for a terrifying gallery.  

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Wheels for Warmth 2023

A volunteer carries tires to a buyer’s vehicle during the 2023 Wheels for Warmth event at the Vermont Granite Museum in Barre, VT, Saturday, October 28. Since 2005, Wheels for Warmth has been recycling tires […]

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Spreading It on

I hope I’m not laying it on too thick when I say that even spreading manure looks good on the Sparrow Farm fields in East Montpelier, VT. You’ve got the bright green autumn grass, the […]

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A Celebration of Granite

The Barre granite industry, past and present, was on display Saturday, October 14, at the Vermont Granite Museum in Barre. Above, sculptor Gary Sassi at work on a memorial. Below, in descending order: a detail […]

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Lost Nation Returns

Montpelier’s Lost Nation Theater, displaced by the Flood of 2023, produced its first post-inundation play at the City Hall performance space in October. Sam & Jim in Hell by Jeanne Beckwith finds writers Samuel Beckett […]

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Pictures of the Year, Montpelier, VT

Because I was taking photos last year for the local newspaper, the Montpelier Bridge, I was able to chronicle some of the good, the bad and the crazy that 2021 brought us. Here are a […]

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Down But Not Out

All was going well in the summer of COVID, but then I fell off a bridge on my mountain bike back on June 23, dislocating the heck out of my foot and breaking my ankle. […]

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Seefeld World Nordic Ski Championships #2

Still cannot enable my galleries but here are a few from the big sprint championship day yesterday. Both men’s and women’s races were won by Norwegians (no surprise!). American men and women had some good […]

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Eastern Cup #1, Craftsbury

The New England Nordic Ski Association started its Eastern Cup racing season out Saturday and Sunday at the Craftsbury, VT, Outdoor Center. There were top racers from the East, eastern Canada and elsewhere as well […]

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Northfield Sky & Barn

About as Vermont Lifey as I get. But I couldn’t resist. Of course, the state has seen fit to kill off the withering Vermont Life. RIP.

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Daughter, Mother

Ran into these two in Harrisonburg, Virginia, having breakfast at The Little Grill Collective. I’ve heard it said that a window is the same thing as a big softbox (a piece of photography equipment that […]

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