Vermont’s Arrowhead Mountain Lake is the only place I have ever caught a bowfin.
In May, I helped my daughter Jane coach the Monkton Little League farm team — true beginners, five- to eight-year-olds.
It covers 26,164 acres, and it borders or contains eight lakes or ponds big enough to canoe. According to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, that makes Groton State Forest the second largest contiguous land holding in the state
We were still within sight of the boat launch where we began our six-mile float down the Shoshone River in Cody, Wyoming.
Sammy Smith found out five minutes before the first pitch that he was in the starting line-up last Friday in the first game of the NCAA regional baseball tournament in Rochester.
I remember walking into Farrell’s Men’s Store in Middlebury my freshman year in college. Jimmy Farrell, the proprietor, shook my hand and asked my name. I told him and he immediately said, “You’re from Rutland.”
“I have a confession to make,” my wife said. “I always imagined that Texas was ugly. But this is really beautiful.”
On Friday, April 15, the Middlebury College baseball team took on NESCAC archrival Williams in the first game of a big three-game weekend series.
These are three very different books to read if you like fish, and also if you are interested in fishing, ecology and culture.
It’s a good thing the baseball bigwigs ended their bickering this spring when they did.
For years I have been hoping for — and advocating for — year-round fishing in Vermont. Now I have my wish.
Delight is an important and oft under-appreciated experience. Delight can even be described as a virtue, in the sense that it is something we can practice, and not merely a feeling we have.
Understand there was always going to be baseball, even if the Big Boys had not ended their acrimonious standoff.
Near the start of the J.R.R. Tolkien’s three-volume novel “The Lord of the Rings,” the hero Frodo Baggins makes a statement with profound philosophical, moral and environmental implications.
I’m so old, I predate the jump shot.
The Addison Independent will be closed on Monday, July 4th. The newspaper will be published on Thursday, as usual.