Posts filed under: Recreation

We tend to take breathing for granted. Without having to think about it, we are constantly replenishing our oxygen supply and ridding ourselves of carbon dioxide. Although breathing can take...
I write to you from three time zones away. Even though I’m a quick phone call, or just one gross day of travel, from friends and family back home, the...
For men’s and women’s soccer teams, the friendly confines of UVM’s Buck Hard Field proved once again that the Redhawks of both genders were best in the state....
It was the perfect crisp, fall day for a football game. Top-seeded St. Albans Steelers and the second-seeded Chittenden South Buccaneers arrived at Essex High School in the early morning...
If the gray days of November get you down, get outdoors! The National Mental Health Association (NAMI) finds that a one-hour walk, even in weak winter sun, can improve mental...
If you live in Charlotte, you have invasive plant species living around you. Honeysuckle, garlic mustard, buckthorn… Ah, buckthorn. That beautiful green that stands out in the forest understory this time of...
CVU is no longer just soccer central There was a time not too far back when CVU was titled “Soccer Central” for its domination in that fall sport. Well, lo and...
Eleven trees along State Park Road in Charlotte stand in the way of the projected route of the Town Link Trail, a key project of the Charlotte Trails Committee. Last Thursday,...
No. In fact, you are just beginning. Yes. Looking at the vegetable garden sends the clear message that the end is near. Some late green beans, last of the tomatoes and the...
I write to you while slowly escaping the grips of some sort of fluey virus. It seems to happen every time fall comes around the corner—one moment you’re in your...
Do you ever hike in the Green Mountains? Have you noticed the well-maintained trails, steps, bridges, water bars, shelters and privies? Ever wondered how this happens? Meet the Green Mountain...
If you wonder where CVU High School’s excellence in cross-country running begins, you need look no further than the middle-school teams in the district. Charlotte, Shelburne and Williston have proven...
After taking a hard hit from Rutland in its opening season game under new coach, Rahn Fleming, the Redhawks recuperated and came back for a week-two win over Mount Mansfield,...
Charlotte Park and Wildlife Refuge Discovery Day...
The blessing of a rainy spring has brought great joy to me and my mature garden. I’ve been musing, with this “best garden in years,” about how long-lasting so many...
Whether the soccer pitch, the cross-country trails, the football field, field hockey field or the volleyball court, there have been Redhawks all over them in the last week. Fall sports...
Greetings from Los Angeles: a city of veiled glamor and stark contrasts, the crux of which is best epitomized by my office being located between an overpriced hipster coffee stop...
As summer winds down, oodles of events and activities beckon us outdoors.If you are winsome about the waning garden season, consider a hands-on workshop at Red Wagon Plants in Hinesburg....
Trails Committee member John Limanek sits on the new third bench that was installed on the Town Link Trail in the vineyard area. The bench provides another resting spot along the...
Unless you drive with your eyes closed, chances are you’ve recently noticed acre after acre of land in Charlotte with leafy green plants shooting out of black plastic-covered mounds. ...