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Big shoes to fill! | Little Bits

Let’s talk shoes. I read somewhere Imelda Marcos had 3,000 pairs of shoes.

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Repeal Vermont’s “certificate of need” laws

Ethan Allen Institute Report

We need to lower the cost of health care in Vermont, and the state, dealing with a structural budget deficit, doesn’t have the capacity to raise more taxes. So, what can we do? One simple, cost-free solution is to repeal Vermont’s Certificate of Need (CON) laws.

Camping memories | Little Bits

I love music and enjoy a little trivia. As the years roll by, though, many lyrics have escaped me like a slow leak in your car tire.

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Ethan Allen Institute: Biblical and socialist morality

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is out on the Presidential campaign trail, and he says he’s “talking about what I believe is the most important issue facing the American people: the grotesque level of income and wealth inequality.

Vandalism troublesome | Little Bits

Most of these “Little Bits” are what I call fluff—light and fun. This one is not. It’s about vandalism in cemeteries and how I believe it to be abhorrent

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Hot, summer months | Rutland County Humane Society

The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) would like to remind you that pets need special care during the hot, summer months.

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Jellybean | Addison County Homeward Bound

Come adopt me!

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VT-CAN | Rutland County Humane Society

The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) is working with VT-CAN (a low cost spay/neuter clinic in Vermont) to host a low cost spay/neuter clinic for cats on Monday, July 27 in Pittsford.

How is the weather? | Little Bits

When we can’t think of anything else to jaw about, the weather is always a good topic.

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Ethan Allen Institute: The local economy solution

Fifteen years ago WalMart and Home Depot rolled into the Rutland-sized town of Midland, Ontario. A 20-year-old man who had built the website for his parent’s paint store decided to help locally owned businesses compete with the big-box giants.

It’s over | Little Bits

A headline read, “It’s Over.” Like other traumatic events, most of us will remember what we were doing when the second of two Clinton Correctional Facility escapees was shot. This one lived.

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Fourth of July | Rutland County Humane Society

With the Fourth of July comes picnics, parades and fireworks. The 5th of July usually brings more stray animals than usual to the shelter.

Green peppers and the summer solstice | Little Bits

It’s summer. Some of us pay attention to the solstice. Others don’t. I didn’t stare at the western sky and my watch to see if it really was the longest day of the year.

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