Author Archives: Chris

Malfunction in the Junction

(aka a letter to the Essex Junction Trustees re:Massage Establish Permitting) 10/14/2014 Good Evening. Thank you for taking the time to listen this letter to the Essex Board of Trustees in place of my presence at this meeting. I am … Continue reading

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Touch is everything

Last Wednesday morning, I was finalizing a “sample letter” for you (those who have benefited from massage therapy) to send to the Vermont House Operations Committee regarding H644, the proposed bill to license massage therapy. And then this Rutland Herald … Continue reading

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Colds, flu, and massage

Having just made it through over a month of flu, colds and sinus infections in my house, I think it is a good time to remind you, if you have cold or flu symptoms you should reschedule your massage. Sometime massage … Continue reading

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Massage Regulation & Vermont

The real title of this blog post should be Good News, Bad News.  I am referring to the fact that at the end of January, two state representatives introduced a bill to regulate massage therapy in Vermont. At face value … Continue reading

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Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. ~ Helen Keller A new year has started. Many people want to create themselves anew with … Continue reading

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Rate Change

I can’t believe that it is the middle of September. It has been wonderful to be working with you all again for almost a year now. As you know I have been able to extend my hours from the initial one day … Continue reading

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More, more, more

More, more, more. That is one of Aida’s favorite signs. And I have been hearing it from you too. So here it is. Online scheduling is back! No more playing phone or email tag to schedule an appointment. Now you … Continue reading

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She is here!

There is a baby in my arms! After a long awaited arrival, she is here! Aida Widlund (pronounced with a long “A” and a silent “I”) was born on Thursday, March 29th, at 6:29am. She was 9 pounds 6 ounces … Continue reading

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Baby Widlund, any day now…

It is hard to believe but I am only two weeks from my due date. A year ago, this baby girl was coming to us through adoption. And now she is getting ready to make her debut and my waist … Continue reading

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Maternity Leave & Beyond

As I am sure you know by now, I am pregnant.  In fact today is the official half way mark – 20 weeks.  This pregnancy completely caught us by surprise as we were well into the process of adopting when … Continue reading

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