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    A House to Grow Old In

    By Kristin McDonald Photography by Hubert Schriebl  [img_assist|nid=395|title=Habitat Crew|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=250|height=168]This past fall Happy Valley on Lewis Road in Rupert got a little happier. It used to be that to visit the George Lewis family there, you’d go to the 1970s-era mobile home in the middle of the bucolic dairy farm land that has been in the […]

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    Cyclomania

    [img_assist|nid=393|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=250|height=171]By Peggy Shinn Photography by Hubert Schriebl  In the cycling world, Andy Bishop has been where most of us only dream of going. In a 17-year cycling career that began in Tucson, Arizona, he has raced on five continents and in the Tour de France four times, finishing three. He has raced alongside men with […]

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    The Lady of the Manse

    [img_assist|nid=313|title=Phebe Ann Lewis|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=250|height=210]By Susanne Washburn PhotographY by Hubert Schriebl Through changing chapters, with myriad talents, and amazing energy… Now in her tenth decade of life, Phebe Ann Lewis does all her own yard work, climbs ladders to shovel snow off the roof, and with equal agility, plays the foot pedals of the organ for her […]

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    Did Natty Do It This Way

    [img_assist|nid=312|title=|desc=A day in the woods paying homage to a time gone by.|link=none|align=right|width=250|height=166]By Geoffrey Norman Photography by Hubert Schriebl A small fire burned on a piece of ground where someone had cleared away the snow, and the wood smoke rose listlessly through the branches of the tall ash and maple trees. The morning was cold enough […]

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    Fresh Tracks

    [img_assist|nid=308|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=199]By Kimet Hand Photography by Hubert Schriebl A conversation with newly-appointed Stratton President Sky Foulkes Sky Foulkes has a 25 year history at Stratton and like many of his peers he worked his way around the resort gaining valuable experience in snowmaking, grooming, trail crew, golf course operations, ski patrol, lifts and mountain operations, before […]

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    Go Dog, Go

    [img_assist|nid=306|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=168]By Anita Rafael Photography by Hubert Schriebl For a passenger, the ride in a dog sled is gentle, silent and subdued, marked only by the musher’s calls to his dogs and the swish of the wooden sled crossing the snow.

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    Tally Faux

    [img_assist|nid=284|title=A “Whipper In” keeps the hounds on course|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=166]By Nancy Boardmanphotography by hubert schriebl Taking the "Fox" out of Fox Hunt Hooves pounding, ears flapping and coattails flying, it was an exhilarating start for horses, hounds and riders alike at the Guilford Hounds' first hunt in the Mettowee Valley last November. But, lest readers question the […]

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    Voices from the Past

    [img_assist|nid=292|title=Vermont’s old cemeteries tell stories of lives lived in a different time|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=167]By Kristin McdonaldPhotography by Hubert Schriebl Maybe it's the natural human curiosity surrounding death, the mystery of the afterlife, or the tantalizing possibility of the existence of ghosts, but graveyards seem to fascinate us. For some, they may be dark, foreboding, creepy places you […]

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    Bicknell’s Thrush

    [img_assist|nid=290|title=A threatened species manages to survive on Stratton Mountain|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=250|height=167]By Louise JonesPhotography by Hubert Schriebl A rare bird is causing a lot of excitement on top of Stratton Mountain. The Bicknell's thrush is medium-sized, with a spotted breast, olive-brown or brown back, purplish legs and a yellow or yellow-orange lower jaw; the males and females look […]

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    The Big Cheerful

    [img_assist|nid=288|title=The sunflower provokes a kind of elemental, instinctive response in most humans.|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=250|height=250]By Geoffrey NormanPhotograph by Hubert Schriebl The Incas, Peter the Great, Vincent Van Gogh … they all loved sunflowers. They are big, happy, easy to grow, and you can eat the seeds or feed them to the birds. So what's not to love? There […]

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