Arts Blogs

You would not believe this Netlfix show!

Netflix is always trying to tell us what to watch. It thinks it knows us. Well this blog will put that to the test. While I was scrolling through Netflix’s endless catalog until I got down to the top 10, there were endless shows that are “98% match” for me […]

Arts Blogs

Tunes, tokin,’ and paint brush strokin’

Paint, Groove ‘n Toke is about making art, listening to good tunes and smoking some green. In this blog, we will be talking about music and its impact on our lives, all while painting on a canvas together. “Hits from the Bong” by Cypress Hill was Thomas Fabbioli’s first choice […]

Arts Blogs

Dead and Company is alive and well

On Aug. 27, I got a chance to go see Dead and Company, who, for those unaware, include former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart. Joining those three were John Mayer, Jeff Chimenti, and Oteil Burbridge, respectively. Taking the trip to Saratoga for a Friday night […]

Arts Blogs

My time with Sonic Vibrations

In this blog I’ll be diving into the depths of Apple Music playlists. I’ll find some new vibes, give one a listen, then give it a quick review. All right! Here goes nothing. Day 1. Let’s get it. The following sequence resembles my actions in finding a new genre to […]

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The great debate: Millennials v. Gen Z

    You may have seen it; TikToks, tweets and everything in between documenting an earth-shattering debate involving side-parts, skinny jeans and laughing emojis.   The debate over who has the better style has become a trending topic on social media. From Gen-Z’ers “cancelling” Eminem for controversial lyrics to a […]

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Social media helps connect campus

  Castleton clubs, teams and academic departments are taking advantage of the digital age to reach students. While the accounts stretch across multiple platforms – including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat – Instagram seems to be the most common source of interaction and student response. The Instagram accounts associated with […]

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Realizing that dads get sad too

  My father called me a few weeks ago.  We had just started talking again for the first time in years. He was at the end of his wits.  “I need to do something. I know I won’t get better, but I need a break,” he croaked, and I could […]


Covid-19 leads to a teaching “Miss Mommy”

Today was the first day of school. There was nothing traditional about it. We didn’t put on a brand-new outfit, or fill his bookbag with the necessary supplies. COVID-19 has changed the way my 4-year-old is able to learn and interact with children. All summer, I debated in my own […]


Fall flowers

Garden season is far from over!   There is a surplus of beautiful fall flowers that you can keep on your balconies and porches, or indoors, to brighten up Autumn’s rainy days.   One of Vermont’s most common fall flowers are Chrysanthemums, more commonly known as mums. Mums come in […]