Archive for October, 2009

From an early age, my family members were imbued with the belief that a quality purchase could assuage a thousand ills. For years, I have watched my mother pick up her purse and head out the door for the nearest sale whenever she felt “blue.” It is a tradition that my sisters have nobly carried […]



It’s refreshing to know that at 43, I’m not too old to find new heroes in my life. This past weekend, I had a chance to spend some time with a runner that is truly extraordinary. In July, he became the first Vermonter to ever win the Vermont State 100 Mile Endurance Run. He’s finished […]