Archive - Sep 2009
Probably just about every trailrunner in Middlebury knows and enjoys the Trail Around Middlebury, or “TAM”. It circumnavigates the village of MIddlebury, going through a mix of fields and forests, doing a remarkably good job of avoiding populated areas. I am told its complete circumference is about 16 miles, making for a very long trail run, but most of us will want to break it down into smaller segments.
BRANDON — A talented squad from Proctor stole the show on Monday, dominating the Otter Valley Union High School boys’ soccer team, 5-0, in the first-ever game played on OV’s Markowski Field, the newly rebuilt playing surface behind the Route 7 school.
The Phantoms — one of a handful of serious contenders for the Division IV crown — converted on three corner kicks and a long throw-in and mustered 46 shots at goal while the Otters managed just three shots.
“There’s no place like home.”
That was the message from “The Wizard of Oz.” And what was true for Dorothy is sometimes also true of fishing. For all of the fun of traveling and exploring new fishing spots (like, for example, Alaska), there is something quite enjoyable about returning home to a favorite river — a river I know well, whose insect hatches I have fished, whose seasons and personalities I have become familiar with.