Mud Season of the Soul

Mud Season of the Soul

The earth has begun to thaw in my home region – the Upper Valley along the Connecticut River – with unseasonably warm 40+ degree days. When the frozen ground begins to melt in Vermont, where the majority of the roads are dirt, we experience mud season – the messy,...
What Stands Between You & Wildness?

What Stands Between You & Wildness?

Our winter lives in New England are full of barriers to protect us from the wildness of the outside world – the walls of our houses and the heating devices within; coats, boots, hats, mittens & scarves; our climate-controlled vehicles. Thanks to amazing road crews...
The River is Still Flowing

The River is Still Flowing

The River is flowing Flowing and growing The River is flowing Down to the sea The Connecticut River between Vermont and New Hampshire does not seem to have much flow these days. The frigid temperatures have locked her surface waters into a standstill. During the...