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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Carhartts, Craftsbury Style

The temperatures drop, the wind blows. Runners, skiers and rowers are still bent to the task of training. Maintenance and work projects large and small are in process all around the Center – it’s Carhartt season. Not a day goes … Continue reading

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Photos: Craftsbury at HOCR

The 47th edition of the Head of the Charles Regatta is in the books. Sunshine, decent water and exciting racing made the weekend fly. The Craftsbury booth at the regatta expo was a popular place. The kitchen staff whipped up … Continue reading

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Energy Cookie Project: Update

You’d think serving three meals a day to hungry athletes and staff all summer long would max out the kitchen staff. You’d be wrong. The energy cookie project was an ongoing project throughout the hectic summer. Every week or two … Continue reading

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CA Student Athletes Learn and Play

For five weeks this autumn a motivated group of 12 student athletes from Craftsbury Academy have been at the Center each Thursday afternoon for a two hour special activity block. In the process of building a new gym, the school … Continue reading

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Acquiring Sculling Skills: Turning!

Prepping for the Head of the Charles includes honing the important skill of how to turn on a dime. The famed 3 mile course has plenty of turns, not to mention 5 triple-arch bridges to negotiate. My precision turning skills … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Month: Spinach Feta Casserole

Spinach Feta Casserole Serves 6-8 4lb fresh spinach or 2lb frozen chopped spinach that has been pressed and drained 3T Olive Oil 1 egg ½lb feta cheese ½lb cottage cheese ¼c onion, chopped 2t basil 2t oregano 2t dill ½t … Continue reading

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Color and Shading: Summer to Autumn

Returning from a day of hiking in NH’s White Mountains, I returned to the Center and was stunned to see not a single car. Sure, the Sprinter van and the old reliable gray and blue vans were parked north of … Continue reading

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Surprise Party for Larry!

Pizza, wings with a cider reduction, chocolate cake with raspberries and a big surprise party for retiring coach Larry Gluckman:  the dining hall was full of fun energy last night. Larry arrived straight from his community GluckFit session and was … Continue reading

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October Trail Love

Autumn in the forest is a contrast between the loud, flaming celebration of color and the quiet beauty of more subtle pleasures. Distracted by the gaudy colors, it’s easy to miss everything else there is to see. This morning’s run … Continue reading

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Autumn Sunday Morning

After a 75min. forest run with Towhee, I went down to Hosmer to check the rowing conditions. With three-a-day sessions on my docket (running, rowing, core and lifting), the next workout on my schedule was a row. The brisk breezes … Continue reading

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