Monthly Archives: October 2013

Introducing Zach Russo

GRP Skier Liz Guiney did a great interview with new Craftsbury Junior ski coach Zach Russo. Thought I’d share it here as we all get to learn Zach better. Tell me a little about skiing for Clarkson in the USCSA, … Continue reading

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Clash of the Seasons

As winter waxes fuller, the scullers persist in their preparations for the fall speed orders. Pics from Saturday AM, courtesy Lynn J.

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Avery Ellis on a Winning Streak

A tall and slender freckled brunette with a big smile and tons of energy is breaking onto the high school cross-country scene. She’s won most of her races this fall and she’s only a freshman! Runner by fall, skier by … Continue reading

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Drama in Real Life – Loon Rescue!

When Eric Hanson, who wears many hats at Craftsbury but who is also the Vermont Loon Recovery Project Coordinator, asked for help with a loon rescue at lunch today, he got a fast response from GRP scullers Sarah and Ben, … Continue reading

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It’s A Wrap – Autumn Gardens

Though they struggled with the same challenges faced by many Vermont farmers this year, our master gardeners Pam and Amy relentlessly pushed the pace in the Center’s myriad gardens. It was a difficult year in these parts: relentless early season … Continue reading

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Familiar Faces in Yankee Magazine

A generous camper pointed out some Craftsbury-ans in the September/October 2013 issue of Yankee. In an article titled “A Dream Renewed on a Holy River”, Kristen Laine talks of the Head of the Charles Regatta in general, and the story … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Month: Squash and Apple Soup

It’s October! The smell of apples is in the air, and the leaves are setting the hillsides aflame. This recipe combines two fall favorites and is perfect for warming up on a chilly evening. Yield- 2 1/2 quarts 4 cups … Continue reading

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Checkpoint Challenge Scenes

Oktoberfest weekend action ended with the exciting and unpredictable Checkpoint Challenge. I blasted around the trails on my bike trying to capture some of the action at various checkpoints. I regret not getting to the “catch a chicken and get … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest at Craftsbury was an embarrassment of riches. With a beer garden and bonfire, cheese boards groaning with local choices, a menu that just wouldn’t quit and music and dancing that went late into the night. The enthusiastic crowd of … Continue reading

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Henley on Hosmer Racing

The second annual homegrown Henley on Hosmer was held under perfect regatta conditions on Big Hosmer’s flat water with mild temperatures and fierce racing. The Steward’s Enclosure was limited to those sporting flannel, camo or cut-offs and the homemade leader … Continue reading

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