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September 4th, 2009
Probably just about every trailrunner in Middlebury knows and enjoys the Trail Around Middlebury, or “TAM”. It circumnavigates the village of MIddlebury, going through a mix of fields and forests, doing a remarkably good job of avoiding populated areas. I am told its complete circumference is about 16 miles, making for a very long trail run, but most of us will want to break it down into smaller segments.
A blog about everything from cooking food to farming it.
Let’s pause for a second to think about food and the media. Or, for now, just food movies.
Off the top of my head I get Food, Inc., Ratatouille, Supersize Me, Chocolat, Big Night, Tampopo, Babette’s Feast.
Governor Jim Douglas announced Aug. 21 in Montpelier that he will not seek a fifth term in office.
I want to thank all of you for coming this morning.
I especially want to thank the members of my Administration for being here, as well as
Since January 1973, after I was first elected to the Vermont House, I’ve been making the
trip over the Appalachian Gap from my home in Middlebury to serve the people in
BRISTOL — After a day of luaus and roving through Hawaii’s scenic vistas, Jim and Jennifer Vyhnak ducked into the first place they saw with air conditioning: Scotty’s Music shop in Kalaheo, Hawaii. Not only did the shop have air conditioning, but hanging just beyond the door were walls of peculiar-looking instruments. The shop owner immediately plucked one of the “miniature guitars” off the wall and handed it to the couple.
“Almost every tourist gets a ukulele,” she told Jim. “But few ever actually play it.”
For my first post, I am sharing one of my all time favorite runs.
Gov. Douglas’ announcement that he will not run again for governor catches the state’s political gurus off-guard. Nearly everyone thought he would run for a fifth term and, most likely, win.
A weekly blog about everything from farming food to cooking it.
With tomato and potato crops being hit right and left by late blight, the usual abundance of these late summer days has taken a hit. Even though the end of summer has brought some drier weather (knock on wood), the disease is still affecting tomato and potato plants in the area.