Unfamiliar Angles, Precious Moments

March 17, 2016
I have two sons. As a 10-year-old, the younger loved to tap dance. He made his stage debut dancing “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” with a host of little girls and one other bo...
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In Search of Art: The Inevitability of Creation

February 18, 2016
The act of creation is profoundly mysterious. The ancient book of Genesis imagines the world before anything was brought into being. This state is described as “tohu va b...
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Vermont: A Flatlander's Appreciation

January 21, 2016
I confess. I’m a flatlander. It’s difficult to admit, because, from before I can remember, I was fed Vermont food, lore and family stories. My dad grew up in Burlington....
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Winter Means Different Things to Kids than to Adults

December 30, 2015
Christina Rossetti’s 19th century carol, “In the Bleak Midwinter,” pretty much explains why many older Vermonters head south for a few months this time of year: In the b...
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December at The Herald

December 23, 2015
For as long as anyone here at The Herald can remember, each December, Nancy Cassidy has taken out her paint box to decorate the office’s large front windows for the seaso...
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