Monthly Archives: July 2012

Walk, Trot, Canter–Jump!

The Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show is a big deal in equine circles and to the local economy in our part of Southern Vermont. Competitors come from all over bringing large families, horses, tack, grooms, dogs, trainers and more. They … Continue reading

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Razzle Dazzle

The summer I was eight, my parents rented a house in scenic Scarsdale and sent me to a well-regarded day camp that I loathed.  The house was probably a very ordinary suburban house but it had two fascinating features: one … Continue reading

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China in Vancouver

Vancouver has a long history of  Chinese moving there en masse, most recently  after Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule on July 1, 1997 (although lately, many Chinese are returning home.)  There were cultural tensions but by now the situation … Continue reading

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