Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Last month my family drove to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a week’s vacation at the beach. Motoring along the highways of...The post Where the rivers run appeared first on Rutland Reader.
Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Earlier this year, a crew from CBS News came to Vermont on a fly-by visit (literally — they used a drone for some footage)...The post Rumpus! The Best of Rutland County’s storytellers are coming to town appeared first on Rutland Reader.
By Joanna Tebbs Young Circles of community There are often blue jays in our back yard, darting from branch to branch, swooping here and there, the flash of their bright...The post Parent Birds of a Feather appeared first on Rutland Reader.
Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Thinking about writing this week’s column, I find myself conflicted. I wonder how I can write something about the good things going on in...The post Hummingbird Magic appeared first on Rutland Reader.
Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Over five years ago, in the very first “Circles of Community” column, I wrote: “Humans are innately social, communal and creative creatures, whose ancestors...The post Where our strength lies appeared first on Rutland Reader.
Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY In 1986, the Rutland Ishidoriya Student Exchange, or RISE, sent their first delegation to its sister city in Japan. Celebrating its thirtieth anniversary in...The post Rutland students RISE to the occasion appeared first on Rutland Reader.
Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Did you know listening to Beethoven can cure headaches?* (*Not a FDA-approved claim.) On Friday evening, my son and I attended a Vermont Symphony...The post Giving Kids the Gift of Music: VSO’s Student Insiders appeared first on Rutland Reader.
Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Do you have dreams of being a published author? You might want to consider, then, attending the League of Vermont Writers’ Spring Program, being...The post In a league of its own: League of Vermont Writers appeared first on Rutland Reader.
Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY Life sometimes has a funny way of giving you exactly what you need. Yesterday I found myself with a few hours to kill in...The post Tasting Life in Coffee Shops appeared first on Rutland Reader.
Joanna Tebbs Young CIRCLES OF COMMUNITY March 24 was a beautiful day. And I don’t just mean the weather. Yes, it was bright with the early spring sun, and the...The post Speaking out for their lives appeared first on Rutland Reader.
Looking around the current TV landscape, you might wonder if we need yet another issues-based comedy talk show. The market feels a bit saturated. “The Daily Show,” “Last Week Tonight” and “Full Frontal” all take deep dives on complex topics, packaging journalism with jokes and leaving us (ho…
Growing up in the restaurant industry, I’ve learned a thing or two about cooking. I know my way around a busy kitchen. The sights, sounds and smells are baked into my mind like a well-seasoned cast-iron skillet: the sizzle of the sauté pans, the crackle of the grill, the hurried chop of kniv…
Casting shakeups are nothing new for television shows; actors may decide to depart for any number of reasons. However, depending on the series and the character, those absences can be felt long after the actor has left.
The best horror stories aren’t about ghosts or demons or knife-wielding murderers. The monsters that chase us into basements and down darkened hallways aren’t real; they’re merely grotesque manifestations of the human condition. The best horror stories are psychological; they poke and prod a…
If you’re going to make a puzzle-box mystery show in 2018, you better come correct. Landmark series like “Twin Peaks,” “The X-Files,” “Lost,” “Fringe” and “The Leftovers” have set a high bar. Each one was a sophisticated and fascinating example of how to build a gripping mystery that kept au…