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Archive for May 2011

Visions of Place

The Vermont Folklife Center ( in Middlebury has a photography show that includes myself, Richard Brown and John Miller. It is called Visions of Place and attempts to show how our photographs reflect the changing sense of what Vermont was, is, or will become. Each of us has written a self analysis of what our…

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How Happy Are You

This question was on Somerville, Massachusetts city cenus taken this spring. Part of it asked if the residents were happy on the direction of their town. Other questions were more personal. How could anyone answer such a questions? I have as many moments (briefly) of happiness as there are for Inuit’s description of snow. I…

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