Can you feel it? Summer is right around the corner! There is something about summertime that fuels me with the extra motivation to get my family out and about on new adventures. Last summer we had grand plans for new and...
I was born in Wisconsin, raised in Indiana, married in New York, and now settled with a family in Vermont. I’ve learned a thing or two about surviving winter while living in these various cold weather states, but nowhere...
Festivals and Events Sam Mazza's Harvest Festival This harvest festival located at Sam Mazza's has family fun for all! This year they have TWO dates to choose from: Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 12. Pony rides, petting zoo, pumpkin painting,...
Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can...
Spring...it's coming soon, although it may be hard to tell after that monster snow storm we just got. I love spring. I long for it after the doldrums of winter start to set in around February. And at the first...

Making Space

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You came into this world, red wrinkly skin and dark wet eyes, bright world, bustling room, right to my warm chest and suddenly the pain subsided, my brain slipped into an ecstatic, swirling euphoria as I surveyed your body...

Being Prepared for Joy

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Winter is coming. That statement alone makes me squirm. Suddenly, one day, I looked up to see a skein of geese making their journey out of the raw north, honking in flight, the cold veil of winter being dragged...

Why Give Thanks?

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It's that month again-that getting serious about socks month where there is really no turning back to bare toes and questions of scarves.  The showy tomatoes are gone now, replaced by the somber potato that has patiently humored free...

Waiting for Life to Happen

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We slipped casually into autumn. One day suggestions of fall were muttered under the warm breath of summer, crisp and chilly morning air and slanty orange afternoon light – the next day I blinked my eyes and the mountainsides...
I love a good deal. Especially when it comes to baby and kid items.  Before we lived here in Burlington, we lived in Minneapolis, MN. One thing I loved about having my first baby in Minneapolis is that they had...

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Parenting, COVID, and the Death of Live Entertainment

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Thank you so much for coming out to our show, we hope to see you next weekend and have a beautiful night! Everyone cheered, and...