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Rusty DeWees

BARRE — A Memorial Celebration of the Life and Work of David Budbill, who passed away at his home in Montpelier on Sept. 25, 2016, will be held at the Barre Opera House in downtown Barre on Sunday, June 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. more

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The manager of my mom’s apartment complex was having an office carpet installed. more

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Writers write about interesting old people, and farmers, and sick people and poor folks, and about benevolent movements to create new energy, and or save present energy, and buy food within a five-minute scooter ride of our home. more

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I’d guess Norma, at somewhere a bit south of 90 years old, stands a lean 5’6”. more

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…Paying double for organic, unless it’s double healthy as non-organic. more

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I’ve known my best buddy for 35 years. He was 10 years old and I was 15. more

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Grew my first tomatoes. Six plants building at this evenings count, 50 bulbous green soon-to-be red firm round items. more

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Dead on my 50th birthday, I took up smoking cigars. Stupid? Maybe. more

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When I was bad, my Dad didn’t give me a time out; my dad became an impersonator, he impersonated Mel Gibson and pretended I was a Jewish movie executive. more

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Biking up the mountain, back of my house. Heart rate 125 or so, where I want it to hang through the ride. more

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I don’t vacate because I’d feel guilty. more

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Starting mid-March through 4:01 p.m., July 12, there has been a strecth of mostly pleasant, beautiful, and perfectly appropriate weather; more than any stretch of weather from any span of a spring to summer that I can recall. more

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Last week I wrote to you a joke I came up with while shopping at the local grocery mart. more

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We’ve had a season’s worth of sunny days with highs of 90, lows of 70. more

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Without trying, my eyes and ears have caught wind of what will at the least be a second tier presidential campaign topic: Which candidate is more like us? more

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When flying, I eat only a pre-flight banana until I arrive at my destination many hours later. more

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Checking in real quick here a day before I take off for New Mexico and my annual sister visit. I might take a couple additional nights in NYC this late September to see some city friends, but that’ll be it for my yearly vacating, because there’s nothing I want to vacate, really. more

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Mint Tic-Tac colored lima beans, walnut halves, Caesar salad, leafy greens, beets, sunflower seeds, hunks of seasonal fruit, berries, non-seasonal fruit, dinky tomatoes halved and touched with herbs, mushroom, cottage and feta cheese, slaws, red onion cut in rings, raisins, craisins, sprouts, grapes, cucumber, red and green pepper, shredded carrot, croutons, olives, chopped apricot, salad dressings galore, and more, neatly, abundantly, respectfully presented. more

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Use the word frank when describing frankincense, or frankfurters. more

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I’d asked my goddaughter and her hubby to gift me a few of the literary classics for Christmas. more

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