Category Archives: Circles of Community

Circles of Community are posts about the local communities.

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…

Stacy Harshman: Bringing a Little Extra Sparkle to Vermont

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Two years ago, Manhattan resident and creative community-builder Stacy Harshman Googled the terms: depressed, therapy, work, community, mountains. From the results, it was Spring…

Kathleen Krevetski: Feeding a Community

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY This is the sixth in a series of everyday stories about everyday people in our community. To sit chatting on Kathleen Krevetski’s front porch…

In the wake of Manchester

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY I realized this week that I have lost the ability to feel. Manchester. Home of the famous soccer team, home of my childhood best…

Everyday Stories: Thomas Hartigan, Giving with Gratitude

Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY This is the fifth in a series of everyday stories about everyday people in our community. He sings, dances, acts and writes poetry. He…

Gregory Higgins, Actor

  Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY This is the fourth in a series of everyday stories about everyday people in our community. Gregory Higgins began drinking at age four….