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I love the outdoors - and I hate the lifestyle that we all seem to be leading - captive in our homes next to the TV.
I wonder though whether adapting to the urbanising world of video games and high-rises and Mc D's is better than searching for a greener, slower, less trafficky lifestyle.
I wonder if I will grow my child in an artificial environment that will not exist in her future, and underprepare her for that world of video games and 4-D reality.
Posted by: Kanchuki
01/10/2009 04:55 AM

I live in New York City, but have spent much time in Maine and Vermont, and must say your article brought up the beauty of our country/world. I cried twice. Thank you!
Posted by: Paul Bridgewater
12/07/2009 02:55 PM

Well written and heartfelt. Three cheers for Vermont!
Posted by: Jill B.
23/06/2009 02:17 PM

What a great article! I actually shed a tear at the end for the kindness of humans. Rock on Vermont!
Posted by: brianne
25/03/2009 09:52 PM

Fantastic article! Battlebro sounds like a fantastic place for kids to grow up.
Posted by: Dale Wright
09/11/2008 07:05 PM