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raymond-mallette's picture
Dec.16.2011
     The temperature was 25 degrees and as I looked out of my house and into the darkness, I was reluctant to head to my favorite deer runway for another nine hours of sitting, waiting, and watching. Further thought may have had me back in bed, snuggled into the warmth of the...
thomas-burchfield's picture
Nov.12.2011
 In mid-October of this year, my wife and I spent a four-day weekend on a thousand-acre working ranch located in the San Juan Valley of southern Colorado, a few miles across the border from New Mexico. The ranch sits about seven miles up from the two-lane main road that winds through that...
robert-earle's picture
Aug.30.2011
My son, Nick, who is 26, is finally reading War and Peace and discovering what I have always told him: it's like something you live more than read, something like a river that just carries you away. Talking with him about Tolstoy made me dig into the bookshelves for something I had never read by...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.21.2011
Illustration by Ryan Etter   Conjuring the Next Harry Potter To fill the void left by the blockbuster series, publishers are making big bets on new authors. The global marketing push behind a tale of young magicians in love. by Alexandra Alter Erin Morgenstern, an elfin painter with ink-black...
raymond-mallette's picture
May.16.2011
     The year was 1963. Ray, Alice, and their three month old baby, (Raymond Jr.) left Connecticut to spend Thanksgiving weekend in Vermont at Ray's Aunt Mary's house. Ray's grandmother was there and came to him telling him that this was the day he would never forget. She didn't know why, only...
regina-lizik's picture
May.04.2011
I once considered myself a huntress. It's why I studied archaeology. Hunting for history, hunting for reasons why things are the way they are - why humanity is the way it is, why I am the way I am. That's what I mostly hunted for. Myself. It's why I write, it's why I teach yoga. I don't hunt people...
warren-adie-riley's picture
Jan.09.2011
The one thing I enjoy about being a free-lance journalist is the fact I can write about whatever subject matter that comes to mind. I don't wait for my editor to hand me a mundane assignment such as "I want you to cover the story at City Hall. The one where the dog bites the hand that feeds...
raymond-mallette's picture
Sep.12.2009
        To thoroughly discuss the issue of gun violence in America or anywhere, one would need thirty to forty pages instead of seven to eight paragraphs, but I'll try to consolidate. The statistics of gun related violence in the U.S. are absolutely staggering. In one study, it was found that 3012...
jennifer-van-bergen's picture
Nov.07.2008
I have a half-baked theory that animals and humans share an evolutionary connection that is critical to the survival of the human race. I mean that it is critical that we recognize this connection and respect it. This is not quite the same as saying "respect animals." Respecting animals...
elaine-deyo's picture
Oct.02.2008
WHEN I WAS A KID - One When I was a kid, my grandfather was the sheriff in our county. He was the sheriff in our county during my childhood and teen years. Later he was elected County Probate Judge. When he ran for re-election every two years, his political platform consisted of one question. In...