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Commentary Series: McCallum: Poetry Month
Wednesday, 04/03/13
By Mary McCallum
Besides being mud season in Vermont, April is also National Poetry Month, which has Mary McCallum thinking about the importance of poetry in everyday life.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Taking A Stand
Monday, 03/04/13
By Mary McCallum
Current medical reports predict that Baby Boomers will live longer than their parents but be less healthy, with sedentary work lives partly to blame. Mary McCallum passes along a simple suggestion.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Steeples
Tuesday, 02/05/13
By Mary McCallum
In winter, Vermonters can see further across the stark landscape, noticing things that are less visible with foliage on the trees. Mary McCallum says it offers a better view of an architectural detail that serves as a beacon to travelers and churchgoers alike.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Feeding The Hungry
Wednesday, 01/23/13
By Mary McCallum
Local food shelves are an important resource for hungry Vermonters year round. Recently, Mary McCallum saw firsthand where some of that assistance lands in her own town.
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Commentary Series: Brunch Sampler: Mary McCallum
Thursday, 12/27/12
By Mary McCallum
At the Commentator Brunch earlier this year, the theme - "When Worlds Collide" - reminded commentator Mary McCallum of an unexpected and rather shocking encounter - with herself.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Changing Rituals
Monday, 12/17/12
By Mary McCallum
Mary McCallum loves the holidays, but this year she's beginning to think there may be a direct correlation between our growing appetite for material goods - and a diminishing sense of ritual.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: In A Word
Friday, 12/07/12
By Mary McCallum
Mary McCallum loves words. Her recent experience with some new medical jargon affirmed her belief that words have the power to shape how we respond to some of life's troubling situations.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Contemporary Footpaths
Monday, 11/05/12
By Mary McCallum
When Mary McCallum built her house in the woods, she reveled in the privacy and the front row seat to nature that it provided. Now, twenty years later, she finds herself drawn to closer neighborly connection
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Green Mountains To White House
Wednesday, 10/24/12
By Mary McCallum
With election day nearly upon us, Mary McCallum is thinking about one of Vermont's local boys who made it big - very big - in Presidential politics.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: The Zen Of Weeding
Tuesday, 09/11/12
By Mary McCallum
This summer, Mary McCallum took a break from the workaday world to do a few odd jobs, and discovered some unexpected pleasures in the process.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Summer Blues
Monday, 08/27/12
By Mary McCallum
Mary McCallum is usually a gardener who is happy to reap the bounty of summer. But this growing season she learned that there is often a flip side to the harvest.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Turtle Diaries
Wednesday, 07/25/12
By Mary McCallum
Mary McCallum has learned firsthand the value of driving more slowly in order to protect one of nature’s most long lived creatures.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Looking Up
Thursday, 07/05/12
By Mary McCallum
When Mary McCallum recently attacked some yard work, she gained new insight into the importance of looking up.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Vermont Strong
Monday, 06/04/12
By Mary McCallum
Lately, when Mary McCallum drives around Vermont she is taking notice of more than just the beautiful scenery - and keeping count.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Cyber Libraries
Tuesday, 05/22/12
By Mary McCallum
Commentator Mary McCallum recently ran across a news item about the renovation of a Vermont high school library that left her with very mixed emotions.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Feline Facts Of Life
Monday, 05/07/12
By Mary McCallum
At the end of April, just before the build-up to Mothers Day, Mary McCallum gave the gift of non-motherhood to her community by volunteering at a low-cost spay and neuter clinic hosted by the Springfield Humane Society.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Written By Hand
Wednesday, 04/18/12
By Mary McCallum
April is a busy month, from observing Earth Day to promoting the preservation of hand-written cards and letters.  And a recent re-discovery of a long correspondence from the past has renewed Mary McCallum's appreciation of this fading practice.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: The Pitch
Monday, 04/02/12
By Mary McCallum
Surveys show eighty percent of Americans dream of writing a book, but only about five percent of submitted manuscripts actually get published. Recently, Mary McCallum was among a group of Vermont writers who attended an event designed to help them get on the publishing highway.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: The Singer Man
Wednesday, 03/07/12
By Mary McCallum
Commentator Mary McCallum is an educator, librarian and freelance writer. When she recently took a sewing workshop in southern Vermont, it reminded her of the role that sewing took in her father's life. And the example he set in how to learn and how to make do.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: The Lonely Heart
Tuesday, 02/21/12
By Mary McCallum
We live in an increasingly noisy, populated and social world. But recently commentator Mary McCallum has been thinking about how many Americans are afflicted with a kind of social pain that often frames their lives.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: The Small Silver Screen
Thursday, 01/26/12
By Mary McCallum
Attendance at traditional movie theaters is falling nationwide as more people choose to watch films at home using the latest technology. But commentator Mary McCallum sees a niche for movie lovers who still want the connection of being surrounded by an appreciative audience.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Smart Dog Tricks
Wednesday, 01/04/12
By Mary McCallum
Seeing the antics of a few new celebrities has commentator Mary McCallum thinking about their long road to stardom and how their good fortune can be a model for saving lives.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: Pass The Potatoes
Tuesday, 11/22/11
By Mary McCallum
Looking forward to Thanksgiving has commentator Mary McCallum remembering one so filled with contrasts that it gave her own holiday much food for thought.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: The Mighty Flea
Monday, 11/14/11
By Mary McCallum
Commentator Mary McCallum, normally a live-and-let-live nature lover, has struggled this season with one of Mother Nature's most tenacious creatures. But it looks like she has finally gotten the upper hand.
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Commentary Series: McCallum: The Last Word
Tuesday, 10/11/11
By Mary McCallum
While commentator Mary McCallum was spared property damage from Tropical Storm Irene, her southern Vermont town was hit hard. But it is the small personal moments of her neighbors that lodge most vividly in her memories of those first disastrous days.
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