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CATAMOUNTS IN NATURAL FIBERS AND POLYESTER

Throwback post to the winter 1996 Vermont Quarterly. The issue included a feature on evidence that mountain lions were returning to Vermont and the following related piece about the catamount’s reign in Burlington as UVM’s mascot.  Catamounts in Natural Fibers and Polyester February 6, 1926, the Vermont Cynic asked undergraduates whether they wanted a mascot […]

Posted on 21 January 2015 | 10:06 am

ATTIC TO BASEMENT

Count me among the many in the throes of New Year’s resolve to clean up, clear out, simplify the old home and the thousands of things in it. That took me up to our terrifying attic a few days ago where a plastic bin labeled “Tom’s winter stuff” had an assortment of forlorn single gloves […]

Posted on 7 January 2015 | 10:47 am

TALL TREES AND BIG DREAMS

The three towering white pines on the UVM Green are a familiar, signature sight. They’re old trees, for sure, but not old enough to date back to the earliest days of the university. Still, I can’t walk past them without thinking about what the Green once looked like, a dense patch of forest on the […]

Posted on 17 July 2014 | 11:10 am

ON THE WALL

Poet T.S. Eliot decried April as “the cruelest month.” It’s not so easy for painters either. But Sarah Rutherford ’06 hasn’t been too slowed by cold temperatures, some rain, and even a little snow this week as she’s painted a new mural on the wall outside of the Living/Learning Complex. Visible from Main Street, and […]

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 12:03 pm

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