Children and Families

The nation was appalled by televised scenes on America’s southern border of ICE forcibly separating children from their parents after a Justice Department ruling that to do so was legal […]

December Newsletter

Stories and News From Magic Hill December 2018  Vol.1, Issue 9 December Will the premature arrival of snow this fall teach me anything? Yet again, I’m annoyed by the snowfall’s […]

Our Atlanta Family Wedding

We just attended a family wedding in Atlanta. And it was the kind of rare family event that stays with one for a lifetime. Not only a joyous commitment of […]

Don’t medicate grief

Recently, the leader of a major eastern university observed that twenty-five per cent of his incoming class this year is on some form of prescribed psychotropic medication for ADHD, depression, […]

Lila & Theron: Bennington Banner Review

By Michael F. Epstein Bennington Banner Aug. 10, 2017 Vermont, with all of its natural beauty and rich history, is a place where two worlds co-exist side by side, largely […]

Lila & Theron: The Herald Review

BY M. D. DRYSDALE for The Herald August 6, 2017 Anyone who wonders what it was like—what it was REALLY like—to grow up on a farm in rural Vermont 100 […]

VT History Magazine: Horse-drawn Yogurt: Stories from Total Loss Farm

Horse-Drawn Yogurt: Stories from Total Loss Farm By Peter Gould (Brattleboro: Green Writers Press, 2017 pp. 217, paper $19.95) I had no idea what to expect when I began reading […]

Fate People:Pych Central Review

Fat People By BILL SCHUBART Reviewed by DEVON TOMASULO, MFA For his book Fat People, Bill Schubart has created and gathered a collection of stories that will make you rethink your relationship with […]

Lila & Theron: Seven Days Review

Lila & Theron Bill Schubart, Charles Michael Publishing, 192 pages. $19.95. To many children, this independence is a blessing; but Theron, already orphaned once, feels more alone. Clearly, Hinesburg’s Bill Schubart hasn’t […]

Getting to Know You….

Thanks to the VT Council on World Affairs and the Open World Leadership Program, we just hosted two young women who are journalists in Yaroslava, Russia. And I’m struck by how similar the […]