Faith in Vermont: My Summer By the Pool
"If you value your life, don't do hockey," they said.
I heard that advice from multiple parents after our family moved to Vermont. Never mind that our daughters were still too young to participate in organized sports, or that...
Faith in Vermont: Lessons From This School Year
As I sit at my computer to write this, there is exactly one more week of school in Addison County; when this column appears, my daughters will have been on summer vacation for approximately 15 hours. Between now and then there are picnics...
VUHS softball semifinal postponed to Saturday
VERGENNES — The clash between the No. 2 seed Vergennes Coomodores and the No. 3 BFA-Fairfax Bullets was cancelled today and rescheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, June 14, at 5 p.m. at Vergennes Union High School.
On the Ball: VUHS softball leads suspended game
Wednesday’s rain-plagued Division II softball semifinal between host No. 2 Vergennes and No. 3 BFA-Fairfax was suspended in the bottom of the first inning with the Commodores winning, 2-0. It will be resumed on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. exactly...
On the Ball: Wednesday playoff action
ADDISON COUNTY — With the exception of lacrosse, the playoffs followed form on Wednesday for area high school teams.
In softball, the Vergennes, Mount Abraham and Otter Valley squads — the Nos. 2, 4 and 5 seeds, respectively, in...
Faith in Vermont: The Bugs Are Back!
A little less than a month ago, in early May, it finally felt safe to declare Addison County in a state of full-blown spring. All the signs were there: we'd stopped burning wood in the stove at night, we'd cut our getting-out-the-door...
Sitting Next to a Stranger at the Town Hall Theater
Pardon me for thinking this armrest
was ours. For assuming what they were
singing had more to do with our lives
than theirs. What, I’m guessing, brings
you here, too. It’s...
Margolis: Rowing the Tulip Boat
Rowing the Tulip Boat
What’s more here than now!
My neighbor’s bed of tulips,
rows crowded into rows.
Not Elizabeth’s rainbow
bilge, gas and oil between
Faith in Vermont: Teaching Our Kids to Cheer
A couple of weeks ago, our phone rang right after dinner. On the other end was a voice belonging to a 7-year-old boy we know.
"I was wondering if you could come to my baseball game this Friday?" he asked.
He'd recently started...
On the ball: Men's tennis to host NCAA Regional
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s tennis team will make its 13th consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III tournament and will host a regional from this Thursday to Saturday.
The Panthers won the 2002 and 2010 titles and have...