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Andrea Suozzo's blog http://www.addisonindependent.com/blogs/andrea-suozzo en Clippings: Young voters have town meeting duty http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103clippings-young-voters-have-town-meeting-duty <p> On Monday evening, I asked a friend if she&rsquo;d stopped by the town meeting in Middlebury.</p> <p> &ldquo;No,&rdquo; she said. &ldquo;I didn&rsquo;t feel like I knew enough about what was in the town report.&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/7194/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/7194">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201103clippings-young-voters-have-town-meeting-duty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Clippings Thu, 03 Mar 2011 21:21:28 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 7194 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Clippings: Mountains offer new perspectives http://www.addisonindependent.com/201008clippings-mountains-offer-new-perspectives <p>After spending most of a day driving through Montana and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, we’d turned east out of Grand Teton National Forest in the late afternoon, still with hundreds of miles to go before we stopped for the night.</p> <p>Miles after the pine trees had vanished, replaced by sandy buttes and scrub brush, the snow-capped peaks still loomed behind us. Their peaks were etched sharply onto the deep blue sky, just like the mountains a small child would draw.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/5473/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/5473">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201008clippings-mountains-offer-new-perspectives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Thu, 19 Aug 2010 18:00:02 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 5473 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Clippings: Left feeling lost by end of TV show http://www.addisonindependent.com/201005clippings-left-feeling-lost-end-tv-show <p>After the final episode of “Lost” aired on ABC Sunday night, three of my viewing companions and I stood around the television staring at each other wordlessly.</p> <p>We were in a mostly empty Middlebury College campus house that a friend had offered as a viewing location, since none of us had cable at home. The show finished half an hour before the midnight deadline for moving off campus, and once we turned off the television the house was filled with an ear-shattering quiet.</p> <p>Daniel, who had walked in that day’s graduation ceremony, shook his head.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/4730/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/4730">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201005clippings-left-feeling-lost-end-tv-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Thu, 27 May 2010 20:00:02 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 4730 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Clippings: Easter holiday rings in spring fever http://www.addisonindependent.com/201004clippings-easter-holiday-rings-spring-fever <p>If you’d asked me what Easter meant when I was younger, I probably would have said that it had something to do with a six-foot-tall rabbit bringing cheap, foil-wrapped chocolate candies in a basket.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/4306/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/4306">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201004clippings-easter-holiday-rings-spring-fever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Thu, 08 Apr 2010 19:30:01 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 4306 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Clippings: Failure with wood cut to the quick http://www.addisonindependent.com/201002clippings-failure-wood-cut-quick <p>I’ve never met a household activity I just couldn’t do.</p> <p>For example, I excel at opening jars. I’m the one who opens jars when friends are struggling with them. For this skill, I have to thank my mother, who all through my childhood exerted a death grip on jars when she sealed them, giving me ample practice opening them and strong fingers.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/3801/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/3801">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201002clippings-failure-wood-cut-quick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Thu, 04 Feb 2010 22:07:39 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 3801 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Clippings: Watching the world through a lens http://www.addisonindependent.com/200912clippings-watching-world-through-lens <p>On Saturday, when my cousins and I got back from skiing, we plugged my new camera into the computer and watched the videos we’d shot. On the screen, I licked the chairlift to see if my tongue would stick. My cousin Danny rolled his eyes.</p> <p>“Maybe we should just record everything we do for half of our lives, then spend the other half watching it,” he said.</p> <p>His comment got me thinking.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/3464/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/3464">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/200912clippings-watching-world-through-lens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Wed, 30 Dec 2009 19:00:02 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 3464 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Clippings: Sitting out the Quidditch World Cup http://www.addisonindependent.com/200911clippings-sitting-out-quidditch-world-cup <p>I never intended to play Quidditch again. I played one or two games in the first Quidditch World Cup at Middlebury College, back when it was definitely not a “World Cup.”</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/3085/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/3085">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/200911clippings-sitting-out-quidditch-world-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Thu, 12 Nov 2009 18:00:58 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 3085 at http://www.addisonindependent.com