“They’re from away,” was a description in common use when we first moved to Vermont in 1969. It has been defined as referring to a person born beyond 10 miles of any particular location. Read more


I grew up with two younger sisters. I thought of them recently when I saw three t-shirts with the sayings, “I’m the oldest – I make the rules; I’m in the middle – I’m the reason we have rules; I’m the youngest – The rules don’t apply to me.” Read more

Kingdom Almanac

No Small Potatoes

Nature's Library

Follow the Money

To say that Vermont needs bandwidth, higher speeds, and universal a…


It’s a fine morning on the mountain above Peacham Pond where we liv…

Up on the Farm Early