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When Art Work And Family Blend Celebrating The Talents of Marguerite Senecal
By Cookie Steponaitis
Marguerite Charlebois Senecal was born at home on the farm like all of her six siblings in Ferrisburgh, Vermont. Marguerite is a great lover of finding out how things worked and found herself driving a tractor with a wagon and hay loader behind it at the age of six. Tagging along behind dad most everywhere he went her childhood was replete with hammers, saws, tools and learning the down and practical side of farming. It would be easy to assume that the following article honors Marguerite Charlebois Senecal for her years of farming but instead focuses on her fifty-five years of cutting hair, sewing clothing and one of a kind masterpieces that continue to demonstrate her unique mix of the soul and talents of an artist and the practical skill set of one who came of age in a generation when if it broke, you fixed it.  [ more ]

Capturing Memories Down At The Corner Store
By Cookie Steponaitis
Communities both large and small have gathering points and community business and events that are linked to generations of life in that area. While people today know where to find most people in Addison County if the words Addison County Farm & Field Days, Addison Country Benefit Tractor Pulls or Creemees at Goodie’s are spoken, there was a time in the not too distant past where the corner market or store was the center of town life on a daily basis where not only could the staples of life be found there so could generations shopping, swapping stories or sharing a cup of coffee and a joke.  [ more ]

Sharing His Talents With Others

Master Craftsman Edwin James enjoys working with wood. Ed James brought several examples of his work to share with Seniors at Elderly Services here in Middlebury.  [ more ]


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