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Posted on May 1, 2017 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE PROFESSOR, AUTHOR AND Addison Independent columnist Matthew Dickerson, who has written more than a dozen books, will be an artist-in-residence at Glacier National Park in Montana this summer. Independent photo/Trent Campbell

BRISTOL — A cabin on a lake in Montana in a national park. No cell phone. No Internet. Little company for most of the 25 days he’ll be there, except a solar-powered laptop and a mountain of research.

For some that might sound like punishment.

But Middlebury College computer science professor — and outdoors and nature writer — Matthew Dickerson considered it a prize to be sought.

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