Once again this year, I have been asked to be a last-minute fill-in as the Middlebury College commencement speaker. Those of you who were at last year’s commencement will find this especially puzzling. You may recall that my speech ended with a public disavowal by the college president, an escort off the premises by campus … Continue reading
The jail in Vergennes where Congressman Matthew Lyon was imprisoned is long gone. But his legend lives on, in part thanks to another former congressman and current US senator, Bernie Sanders. When you’re sailing against the prevailing political winds, it can be reassuring to know that others have done so and eventually prevailed. Maybe that’s … Continue reading
Sweet, short video capturing the activities in the Mad River Valley last Saturday on climate change and Green Up Day.