Tag Archives: Vermont

“The broken girls” by Simone St. James

“Idlewild was an old place, and the fear here was old fear.” “Idlewild was the boarding school of last resort, where parents stashed their embarrassments, their failures, and their recalcitrant girls.” Idlewild is an old, abandoned boarding school in rural … Continue reading

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“Bittersweet” by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Our human nature always leads us to assume that the ‘grass is always greener’.  We tend to think that others’ lives are happier, more fulfilling, more successful, etc., etc.   When on the rare occasion that we actually get what we … Continue reading

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“Cloudland” by Joseph Olshan

After an arduous Vermont winter, Catherine Winslow decides to get some fresh air and goes for a walk along her rural Cloudland road.  She finds an incongruous spot of colour amidst the white snow patches and dark areas of spring … Continue reading

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