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My sister and I accompanied our 98-year-old mother on a visit to our father’s grave for Father’s Day weekend. It was the first Father’s Day without our Dad. He died, at age 100, in January of this year.
Some months ago, this weekly commentary devoted space to look at the life of Seth Warner, Vermont’s forgotten patriot-hero.
Violence and needless deaths have been a part of the human race since the beginning of time, but it appears we’ve learned little from those who came before us.
It all started back in 1831, when the Vermont State Legislature approved the first railroad charter to link Rutland with Whitehall, N.Y.
Nine days in and still no sight of the two escaped, convicted killers Matt and Sweat.
Outside my living room window is a mad, parallel universe in which familiar things, such as cultural icons, either no longer exist or are turned upside down and inside out.
Has our society today lost nearly all concern for civility?
Some days it’s hard to be optimistic and positive about the future. Current events around the world and here at home cause us to wonder what the future holds.
A BBC-TV science documentary I watched online a few weeks ago painted a picture that the sciences are awash with atheists. Following news stories and the popular culture, it’s a premise that’s hard to refute at first glance.
Local, home grown businesses in our rural areas provide so much more to the stability of our community economy than many realize.
Tolerance and respect for the beliefs of others provided they did not harm anyone was at one time considered a freedom of expression.
The University of Vermont’s Center for Research on Vermont has published an important demographic report, titled “The Vermont Roots Migration Project”. The survey report was prepared by Drs. Cheryl Morse and Wendy Geller.
Since 2009, we’ve seen the rapid rise of executive power (and political arrogance) within the U.S. government.
We’ve watched the threats continually increase over the years. This nation and others have watched as embers of terrorism surface quickly and then fade into memory, almost as quickly as they appeared.