Hi. I just skimmed your July 22nd article in VT Digger about education in Vermont. Good! I tend to encourage journalists and commentators to mention how things are done in… Read More

Hi Bill, I’m not sure if this is the best way to reach you but I would really like to begin a conversation about Vermont’s lack of long range planning!… Read More

Do You Have a Book in You?

Apart from speaking and drawing, writing is one of humankind’s earliest forms of communication. The first written words emerged as cuneiform writing in 3200 BC in Mesopotamia – present day… Read More

Hi, Bill: Rep. Kathleen James here (Bennington-4). Read with great interest your essay this morning on reinventing our schools as community hubs and thought you might be interested in a… Read More

I chair the Events Committee at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. We feature an hour-long program once a month on the third Thursday called Lunch & Learn. (Of course, we’re… Read More

Hello Bill, Sarah McClain here. I have been meaning to write to you since we met in August at the Vermont Leadership Institute “Innovation and Transformational Leadership” final session. As… Read More

So enjoyed the article, so many VT connections–notice my phone number that I haven’t changed in 20 years. I’ve been involved with the Folklife Ctr and the Shelburne Museum and… Read More

Bill, Hi to you and Kate, You missed, in last commentary, balancing a check book, I always let the bank win. Haha. It covers both math and person finance(a twofer).… Read More

Just discovered “The Lamoille Stories “ and I’m a brand new fan. This is some funny shit! Grew up in Saxtons River (I’m 70) and boi the Jesus H Chroist,… Read More

Bill, I’ve read your columns in the News and Citizen paper on numerous occasions and thought I’d reach out to you. I believe that I have a good story about… Read More

Comments to Sheldon Museum Annual Meeting 11/12/19

We have over 6000 non-profits in Vermont with annual revenues of some $6.5B and assets of over $13B. That’s one non-profit, or “for-mission,” as some prefer to say, for every… Read More

Role of the Arts & Humanities in Addressing Society’s Problems

I recently attended a quiet conference that brought together leaders and innovators in the arts, humanities, and public broadcast. We met for two days to explore how the arts and… Read More