Light Up the Night

Light Up the Night

It’s the time of the twinkly lights again… a beautiful time worth driving slowly through town and savoring the wonderful illuminations from house to house. But especially the lights in some town centers which are turned into a veritable fairyland this...
Independence Day

Independence Day

July 4th is here again. It’s one holiday without an ethnic, religious or specific hobby for existing. It is just a celebration of this fine country. March with the parades, sing the patriotic songs, go to the beach, enjoy time with family and friends. But it...
Tuesdays With Tommy: Surviving the New England Winter

Three Steps to a Safe Halloween

The CPSC recently published a three-step list of ways homeowners can ensure a safe Halloween celebration. The main steps involve fire prevention through costume choices; increased visibility by using reflective tape and flashlights; and costume safety. You can also...
Independence Day

Backyard Hockey Season Begins!

Up here on the frozen Vermont tundra, backyard hockey season has officially kicked off. With just about all of Mallets Bay frozen (and most of Lake Champlain the same), the goals were dusted off and a fresh, 2011 rink shoveled out. The ice underneath what snow had...