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Please help my friend Sam

I met Sam Mayfield (real name Shirley Ann Mayfield – no relation to Sandra) – that’s her holding the video  camera – when she worked at the Center for Media & Democracy in Burlington helping non-profits get their message out

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Everything Occupy

I was at the Occupation of City Hall Park in Burlington this evening, on the seventh day of the occupation. I was talking to one of the coordinators who was saying that he didn’t realize how much work went into

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Beautiful Evening in Burlington

What a beautiful day it was in VT. Mid 70s, low humidity and sunny – OK, the farmers were spreading manure on the fields and that wasn’t very pleasant, but other than that it was beautiful. We went down to

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Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

One of my passions is Jazz. I found on iTunes a great set of podcasts called Jazz Insights. They are done by Gordon Vernick, Associate Professor of Music at Georgia State University in Atlanta. If you are a lover of Jazz,

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Power Concedes Nothing Without a Demand

  I went to the Defend the Dream rally in Burlington this afternoon. There was a small, but vocal group of about 60 people there. A couple of the speakers had been to Madison in the past few weeks and

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iPad!

I had a great Father’s Day last weekend. Started with breakfast at Penny Cluse Café in BTV – great food. Then we went to Small Dog to get my combined birthday and Father’s Day present – an iPad. I got

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