Vintage Voice

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

The devastating fire at the Covered Bridge potato-chip factory in New Brunswick last week made us a bit sad.  Also a bit hungry.  Reaching into the archives for some crumbs…

Don’t eat the green chips.  Bill Pollett contemplates the idea he might be dying.  “That night, I lay in bed wondering how long the poison would take before reaching my brain, whether it would be sudden like rattlesnake venom or little-by-little like the cells that ate my mother.”  Lost & Found – Test Results, June 15, 2005.

Lessons from the little ones.  A visit from her grandson prompts Hazel Anaka to muse on the relationships between children and their grandparents.  “In between the work, we played. He found Gido’s secret hiding place for potato chips and helped himself several times before returning the emptier package to its spot. When it was missing the next day, Grady confronted him for an explanation!”  From Where I Sit – Teacher or Student, October 12, 2012.