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A useful tip for the mature marrying for the first time: If you elope, you are not entitled to wedding gifts. Emily Post is quite clear on this point.

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I’ve been away from Morrisville since graduation (Peoples Academy, 1970), but every year about this time, I think of memories I have of North Hyde Park, Hyde Park and Morrisville in my growing-up years.

I am pretty privileged. Am I driving around the county in a fancy car? No, but still, I’m privileged. Like many millennials, am I weighed down by student debt? Yes, but still, I am privileged. Can I afford to live in my own home? Nope. But still, I have privilege.

Coffee and haircuts. Two things I can’t do without. I was in Santa Monica, Calif., and needed both, but was looking for a cup of coffee, and set out to find a place called Dogtown. A Google search said it had a “surfer-skater vibe,” and the shop got high ratings for coffee.

Suppose you were in charge of California and you believed strongly that humans are making the climate hotter. You know that your state is already plagued by droughts and is forest-fire-prone. You are willing to have your residents pay twice as much for electricity as residents of neighboring…

Donald Trump has lots of Vermont supporters. Extrapolating from the latest voter registration and polling data, 156,800 registered voters in Vermont approve of how the Republican president is doing his job.

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