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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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    Local Food Local Flavor

    [img_assist|nid=285|title=Festive and Colorful, farmers’ markets offer fresh picked produce and a whole lot more|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=167]By Ellen Ecker OdgenPhotography by Hubert Schriebl A farmers' market is not just another market-and it's not just for farmers! For a lot of us, it's a big part of life in the country. Festive and colorful, farmers' markets offer fresh-picked produce […]

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    OPEN STUDIO TOUR

    [img_assist|nid=282|title=Glassblower Nick Kekic of Tsuga Studios|desc=|link=popup|align=right|width=250|height=176]By Louise JonesPhotography by Hubert Schriebl Once a year Vermont artists open their studios to the public Vermont has always been a mecca for artists and craftspeople. Their studios dot the countryside, many on main streets or in galleries, but the majority of the work spaces are tucked away off […]

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    A SOUTHERN VERMONT ART TOUR

    [img_assist|nid=274|title=The Bennington Museum|desc=|link=popup|align=right|width=162|height=250]By Frederica TempletonPhotography by Hubert Schriebl Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable. ~ George Bernard Shaw Mr. Shaw would find summer in southern Vermont not just bearable or even agreeable but positively sublime.  The hills, it seems, come alive with art.  There are exhibitions large and small and so […]

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