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    Knitting Up a Storm

    [img_assist|nid=228|title=|desc=It doesn't get much better than this – relatives and good friends Jude Shaughnessy, Greer Kobik and Deborah Rimkunas sharing their knitting and a glass of wine.|link=popup|align=right|width=250|height=168] By Suzanne WashburnPhotography by Hubert Schriebl  The young and hip take to an antique art

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    A Brainy Bird

    [img_assist|nid=192|title=The Crow|desc=|link=popup|align=left|width=250|height=179]by Geoffrey Norman photography by Hubert Schriebl If people had wings andbore black feathers,few of them would be clever enough to be crows. It was one of those mornings in mountains. No wind, with the temperature in the twenties and the sun coming up out of a flawlessly clear sky. The stillness was so […]

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    Village Greens

    [img_assist|nid=190|title=Newfane Village Green|desc=by Hubert Schriebl|link=popup|align=right|width=248|height=250]By Louise Jones Photographs by Hubert Schriebl Once land used for communal livestock grazing, village greens today are places of community celebration One of the predominant stereotypes of New England villages is the verdant village green bordered by white clapboard buildings. The green is a relict of the ancient English village […]

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    A Business Built on a Rod

    [img_assist|nid=191|title=Charles Orvis|desc=|link=popup|align=right|width=200|height=250]The Orvis Company Turns 150 Years Old By Fredericka Templeton Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, the Orvis Company is not only the oldest mail-order business in the country, it is one of a handful of American companies founded before the Civil War still in operation. But unlike companies such as Lord & Taylor […]

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    On Mountain Ponds

    [img_assist|nid=5|title=Kayak|desc=by Hubert Schriebl|link=popup|align=right|width=250|height=109] I felt like Captain Hazelwood. Except I was quite sober. But I was still polluting the environment with the fumes and noise of a two-stroke engine. And rather than reefs, my main concern was avoiding Lake St. Catherine's forests of Eurasian milfoil, tendrils of which threatened to wrap around the propeller. Weaving […]

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    Native Stone

    [img_assist|nid=8|title=Norcross-West Quarry|desc=by Andrus Bowen|link=popup|align=right|width=250|height=222]By Susanne WashburnPhotography courtesy of Andrus L. Bownen At the turn of the 20th century, the name Dorset was synonymous with marble throughout the country The quintessential Vermont hydro-experience is a swim in the Dorset Quarry. Surrounded by what remains of rock once mined there for assorted uses, private and public, the […]

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