School Days

School Days

It’s that time of year: the kids are sad, and the moms are glad.  Again.  The sweet Vermont summer is over and school’s back in.   We find this transition gets a lot of parents thinking about how they’re going to pay for their kid’s college...
Pushing the River

Pushing the River

Recently, a close friend told me she felt like she was trying to push the river. It was the first and only time I can recall anyone using the term, and it has stuck with me since. It comes to mind when I hear people talk about protectionist policies intended to stem...