July Fourth Parade: Jeffersonville Vermont

Portals and KM

We were in Jeffersonville Vermont to visit my daughter who is the Editor-in-Chief at Alpinist Magazine  with its office in the town.  Smugglers' Resort hosts a Firemen's Barbecue on the Green. Goodtime Charlie spins tunes for all ages on the Green from 6 to 8 p.m.

This American Ira #thisamericanlife

Endless Knots

Of Vermont's many attributes, its theaters are venues for first-rate performers. If one were to do a suit-and-tie survey of Vermont and compare it with other states, it would place near the bottom, I'd wager.   Humor Radio Theatre Vermont

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Barbecue Tour Of the US South: Part Four

Portals and KM

This post picks up with samples from western Virginia, Alabama, and Georgia (by way of Vermont). This first is Curtis’ Ninth Wonder of the World Barbeque  in Putney Vermont. It Curtis Tuff came to Putney about 50 years ago and started working at the Green Mountain Orchards.

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BBQ tour of the US South – Part Six

Portals and KM

The fourth part covered western Virginia, Alabama, and Georgia (by way of Vermont). We had pulled pork and chopped beef with fired squash, fried green tomatoes, and fried corn on the cob, as well as a baked potato.  Here is the sixth installment of our BBQ tour of the US South.

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BBQ tour of the US South – Part Six

Portals and KM

The fourth part covered western Virginia, Alabama, and Georgia (by way of Vermont). We had pulled pork and chopped beef with fired squash, fried green tomatoes, and fried corn on the cob, as well as a baked potato.  Here is the sixth installment of our BBQ tour of the US South.

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BBQ tour of the US South – Part Eight

Portals and KM

The fourth part covered western Virginia, Alabama, and Georgia (by way of Vermont). We had brisket, ribs, along with green bean casserole, corn pudding, and sweet potatoes. Here is the eighth installment of our BBQ tour of the US South. The first one covered Louisiana and Texas.

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I Know What I Did Last Summer

Green Chameleon

The Green Mountain Inn’s claim to fame is that Lowell Thomas, the famed broadcaster, would conduct his shows from the inn during ski season. FastForward colleague Bill Ives provided a glimpse of his summer hours, 21st-century style, which is informal, yet highly productive.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The Disconnect Between the US Election Campaign and the Life of Americans: Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been inviting real American votersto tell them about the economic problems theyre having. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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