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Entries by Rachel Olstein Kaplan from 08/2012

Planting Seeds of Change

| Posted 08.16.2012 | Impact

Shoshana Wineburg always resisted her mother's requests to help with the gardening. Yet now, at 25, the Seattle native and inveterate traveler is eager to plant seeds -- both literally and figuratively -- that will blossom into brighter futures for the communities she works with.

Hurricane Irene -- One Year Later a Town Remembers

| Posted 08.29.2012 | Impact

While the storm passed by New York City with a barely a sprinkle of rain, the storm that finally battered southern Vermont was a slow, relentless rain that soaked the area, breaking dams, flooding homes, and destroying businesses.