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Dark Temptations

Some mornings on my walk to work, when the wind blows just right, the scent of brewing coffee wafts from the door of Speeder & Earl’s to do a sultry dance under my nose, beckoning me to detour from my … Continue reading

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First Taste of Snow

It’s not quite Thanksgiving snow, but I was happy to see the view outside the windows of Fort Awesome (not the view above) covered in a fresh quarter or half inch of snow. Every year I have to get my … Continue reading

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Snowfall

We had a gorgeous snowfall today. Pure white snow covered everything. It was cold enough for the snow to stick, but not enough to be uncomfortable or cause the snow to freeze in inconvenient ways. Shame that it took us … Continue reading

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Vermont International Film Festival, Day Three

Day three of the festival for me held just one screening. There was a lot of technical kerfuffle beforehand that didn’t come to anything, but that was all part of the game. Paul Goodman Saved My Life Intellectual, poet, social … Continue reading

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Vermont International Film Festival, Day Two

Returning to the Fleming Museum basement on the 23rd, I screened two more films. Charlotte Rampling: The Look Charlotte Rampling was a new name to me. I’m not the sort of person to have seen any of her films before, … Continue reading

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Four Way Stop

What is it about the intersection of Cliff and South Willard streets? On multiple occasions I’ve seen vehicles blast through that intersection, piggybacking the car taking its rightful turn. Is the stop sign insufficiently noticeable or are the drivers just … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Irene

The rain came early on Sunday morning. I first noticed it just before 6:00 AM. It didn’t stop raining until almost 9:00 PM. The intensity grew and lessened over that time span, but it didn’t really stop. The whole time … Continue reading

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