Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Vermont Adventure – last day

Pictured above are the quaint pine forest behind my residence hall, College Hall in the rain, and the organ in the chapel, where many of our lectures and readings take place. It is also where the graduation ceremony took place … Continue reading

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The Vermont Adventure – day ten

No picture tonight.  This was our last long day of lectures, workshops, and readings.  Most of the students are discussing their study plans for the next six months, reflecting on their experiences during the residency, and sharing their joy about … Continue reading

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The Vermont Adventure – day nine

Pictured above is Noble Hall, where we have readings, gatherings, and some faculty meetings. It is also the faculty residence hall. The weather was beautiful again today, and it helped rejuvenate many of us after a high-energy party last night. … Continue reading

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The Vermont Adventure – day eight

Pictured above is the room where I and ten other students workshop our pieces with William Alexander and Sharon Darrow. Yes, it is powerful. This was without reservation the most beautiful day in Montpelier so far; it was cool with … Continue reading

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The Vermont Adventure – day seven

We all experience changes in ourselves, but it is rare when we can pinpoint the moment the changes occur. The experience so far at this college has been transformational, and the other students agree. You do not leave the residencies … Continue reading

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The Vermont Adventure – day six

Today consisted mainly of graduate lectures and readings as well as our third workshop. Tonight the students will learn who their advisors are for the next six months, so there is a lot of anticipation. The second-semester students also threw … Continue reading

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The Vermont Adventure – day five

Pictured is a church tucked away in downtown Montpelier. Today started early with laundry – ho hum. A combination of graduating student lectures and reading occurred throughout the day into the evening. There was some very strong work spanning numerous … Continue reading

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