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Hashtag No Filter: Vermont in her prime

By Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY There’s a meme I’ve seen on social media that goes like this: “I’m not an early bird or night owl; I’m some form…

Seeing beyond the sweet spot: Expanding our vision of the world

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY This past week, my writing group suggested that we all write about aging. My initial thought was that I didn’t really have anything to…

Maple Leaf Gifts and Wine: A new destination on Woodstock Avenue

By Joanna Tebbs Young Correspondent There’s a new place in town to get the perfect bottle of wine to accompany your evening meal: Maple Leaf Gifts and Wine on Woodstock…

Gratitude in Times of Crises

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY As I lay in bed wondering what I would write for this column today, I was going through the things I could, and probably…

Charity Eugair, Following her heart and helping with art

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY This is the eighth in a series of everyday stories about everyday people in our community. I am a firm believer in following your…

Perchance to Dream

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY? When I was sixteen, my high school boyfriend and I decided to drive up to Canada with another couple to go to Parc Safari….

What did you do this summer?: Asking new questions

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY “What did you do this summer?” That has to be the oldest, most boring back-to-school question ever. WSYB’s Kenn Hayes told me once that…

The Magic of Music

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY A couple of Thursdays ago, my husband and I drove our daughter down to Worcester, Ma., where she was to attend Harmony Explosion Camp…

A Walk in the Park, and Other Places Along the Way

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY I can’t speak for other parents whose kids are in day camps, but I will tell you for me, as a work-from-homer, this driving…

Andrew Christie, On the search for creative energy:

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY This is the seventh in a series of everyday stories about everyday people in our community. When you talk with Rutland photographer and web…