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Looking at the world through a peephole in a pipe
Over age 70 our designated developmental task is to integrate our lifelong experiences, successes and failures, ups and downs, and become wise. I’m trying, but I hope you are making more progress t...
Jan 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Insta news isn’t always good
Once upon a time, in a time of memory for some, people were less in touch with everything that was going on every minute of every day.  Sometimes that was a good thing.   Sometimes not, because  it...
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Psychological thriller examines nature of truth
“With Malice: a Novel” by Eileen Cook, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016 Eighteen-year-old Jill Charron wakes up in a hospital with a terrible headache, a broken leg, and no idea why. Her divorced pa...
Jan 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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General’s bold move was Christmas miracle 240 years ago
Half of the nation revels in the result of the recent election while the other half mourns what they had aspired to. To some of the defeated it must seem like all is lost, like the pendulum of demo...
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Magical teen romance filled with real problems
“When We Collided” by Emery Lord Bloomsbury, 2016 Jonah Daniels, 17, talented chef, is overwhelmed by responsibility: his charismatic father, part-owner and chef at “Tony’s,” has died at the age of...
Dec 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas traditions, like state, have evolved
VERMONT- Growing up in Vermont in the 1950s and early 1960s was a real treat, and has continued to be mentioned as such even by those who have moved away. There generally was a lot more snow and co...
Dec 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Act 46, internet, population loss top agenda
by Legislative Update: Laura Sibilia
Dec 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Season’s greetings to all. I have a number of issues to update readers on as we head toward the new year and the new legislative session that begins in January. The Wardsboro, Dover, and Marlboro A...
Still going strong after nine decades
by Lauren Harkawik
Dec 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
DOVER- At 91, Ira Kaufman has his Mount Snow season pass, but he hasn’t decided if he’ll use it. “I have sciatic pain running from my nerves to my legs,” says Kaufman. “It’s the worst! So I don’t k...
It is time to make long-term plans and goals
by Aging in Place: Claudette Hollenbeck
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
It must be two years ago now that Jennifer Fitzgerald, Wilmington Town Nurse, and Bill and Carol Herbert teamed up together to advocate for senior folks in the Deerfield Valley. Maybe it was three ...
Jane Eyre as serial killer
by One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
“Jane Steele: A Confession” by Lyndsay Faye G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2016. In the opening paragraphs of her confession, Jane Steele says she has been “reading over and over again the most riveting book ...
The 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack
by James A. Dassatti
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1941 the American population tried to close its eyes to the world and bury its head in the sand, while at the same time trying to fight off that nagging voice in the back of nearly every America...
This Week in History
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
10 years ago: The Deerfield Valley News celebrated 40 years since it was founded by Mount Snow’s marketing department. After John Moran beat incumbent Rep. Phil Bartlett by the slim margin of 12 vo...
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    by Aging in Place: Claudette Hollenbeck
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