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    The Stratton Foundation— 20 Years and Counting

    We don’t just put Band-Aids on a problem.

    by Elicia Mailhiot

    Winter Hiking

    The vistas from the mountaintops are spectacular.

    by Elicia Mailhiot

    The New Bike in Town

    Making biking a year-round sport.

    by Meryl Robinson

    Artist of the Tracks

    John Schaub builds model railroads that summon up an America of long ago.

    by Louise Jones

    Fish on Ice

    Maybe it’s just the novelty—or just an excuse to get out of the house on a sunny winter day.

    by Meryl Robinson

    Ski Racing

    If you are born in Austria—as I was—skiing and ski racing are almost in your DNA.

    by Hubert Schriebl

    Made in Vermont

    A twenty-something couple make a life for their young family in Vermont

    by Meryl Robinson

    Legend of the Fox

    Foxes are alive and well in Southern Vermont.

    by Geoffrey Norman

    Come to the Table and Give Thanks

    The dining room table in its glory during the holidays.

    by Geoffrey Norman


    From the Editor

    Coming to Terms with Winter

    In Vermont, unlike a lot of places, the arrival of winter is something to celebrate. This place we love is always beautiful but, perhaps, never more so than when it is covered in freshly fallen snow with the sun high and bright in an endless blue sky. You don’t even have to be a skier […]

    The Buzz

    Southern Vermont Events Calendar

    Comprehensive calendar for the season and who, what, when and where


    The Top of His Game: The Best Sportswriting of W. C. Heinz

    The Top of His Game: The Best Sportswriting of W. C. Heinz, edited by Bill Littlefield, is among the very best examples of sportswriting, period. But you don’t have to be a sports fan to enjoy it. Heinz, who lived in Dorset for many years and died in 2008 at the age of 93, was among […]

    The Last Word

    The Snows of Mother Myrick

    I won’t say I look forward to the blizzards of winter. But I do anticipate them with a certain nonchalance and when I see that first dusting of snow at the top of Mother Myrick, I think, “Hey, go ahead. Bring it on. This is Vermont.”

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