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April 7th, 2015
It's important to learn how to say "No."
I know, I know, you think, rolling your eyes. C'mon, tell me something new.
Here's my best shot at something new: I'd wager that not many people have been taught to say "No" by Lucky the Leprechaun.
Before we get to Lucky, though, let's review the basics about saying "No:"
Because I have children who still live at home, and because the work I do does not (yet) contribute to our household expenses, the standard description for me is: “stay-at-home mom.”
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College confirmed on Wednesday that former Panther All-American and Middlebury Union High School three-sport standout Kate Perine Livesay will become the school’s next women’s lacrosse head coach.
Early, Early Mud Season
I’d like to disappear, too,
for a few years
in that rut
the cars and tractors make
of my road, the pick-up trucks
lose themselves in.
That trench, that furrow,
that man-made cave.
I’d like to feel walled-in
in clay. A bowl
on a potter’s wheel
down there with the stones.
And further below
MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE MEN’S hockey coach Bill Beaney reflects on his long career behind the bench after announcing his retirement at a press conference in Kenyon Arena Wednesday afternoon. / Independent photo/Trent Campbell
MIDDLEBURY — In what might have been the Division II boys’ hockey championship game and not just a quarterfinal, on Wednesday No. 5 U-32 scored two late goals to edge No. 4 Middlebury, 2-1, at the Memorial Sports Center.
The teams entered the game with misleading records. The Raiders, 13-7-1 after the win, went 10-1-1 in their final 12 regular season games, while the 12-7-2 Tigers ended their season with an 11-3-2 record vs. Vermont D-II teams.
If there’s such thing as a “real Vermont winter” this is the first that our family has experienced, four years after moving here.
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