Living Among Friends

The soft rains of early May come and go, pass and move on, like mild surf on a quiet beach. I look up now and then from my desk, toward the edge of the roof at the foot of a valley, to gauge their intensity, rejoicing that my roof doesn’t leak and the systems of the house are, at least for now, working.

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Spring Cleaning Reveals a Rucksack Mystery

For many Vermonters, the pandemic spurred a wave of home cleanup and improvement projects. Last spring, I took on the garage of our house in Craftsbury Village, cleaning my way from front to back.

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