January 2021 newsletter

December 31, 2020 Dear Friends, As I write this on the eve of a new year, the Roman god Janus comes to mind. Janus was the root of our word “January,” and he was imagined in Roman culture as a being with two faces. One face looked back, the other looked forward. I will do […]

Upcoming Courses for Winter Term 2021

Upcoming Courses for Winter Term 2021     Treasures of the World Religions continues on the 1st Tuesdays: Jan 5th, Feb 2nd & Mar 2nd, with treatment of Taoism, Christianity and Islam, respectively.   Gnosticism, Wednesdays, Jan. 6,13,20,27; 7-9PM; 7-9PM (Eastern US time) via Zoom; $60 (via PayPal or check in $US); to register, email […]

November 2020 newsletter

November 2020   Dear Friends,   Some followers of our blog have noticed that I’ve posted the November  blog essay earlier than usual. That is because I got trained in how to post the essay as a pdf, so as to preserve the formatting. Thanks to the patient tutelage of Melissa Rose, I was able […]

October 2020 newsletter

29 September 2020   Dear Friends,   With the months’ long lack of rain we’ve experienced here, I was worried our foliage season would be a washout, but no! To celebrate my 75th this past weekend I shared an entourage of cars in a foliage tour around the Northeast Kingdom and the trees were glorious! […]

September 2020 newsletter

29 August 2020 Dear Friends, As I write this the weather is giving us glimpses of Fall, and trees are already turning here in Vermont–all signs to gear up our Fall term program. It begins on September 1st. The courses are described below. Please note that we are still under pandemic conditions, so all our […]

Upcoming Courses for Fall 2020

Upcoming Courses for Fall Term 2020   note: all JCSS courses are now on the Zoom format; payment can be made through PayPal or via check in $US Aware that the pandemic has caused widespread economic hardship, we don’t want financial circumstances to hinder someone from taking our courses. We welcome email conversations from anyone […]

July 2020 newsletter

July 2020 Dear Friends,   To my delight and amazement, our summer program, Visions, Missions and Moving Forward into a Positive Future, has an enrollment of 18 people from all over, showing the potential of the Zoom format. Truly computers are shrinking our world! Our Fall term begins on September 1st, with “Treasures of the […]

June 2020 newsletter

June 2020   Dear Friends,   Normally we don’t run programs in the summer, with most people wanting to be outside. But, thanks to the pandemic, these are not normal times. These are times of challenge, as well as opportunities. One opportunity recently came from an email request from two Jungian Center members saying: “… […]

May 2020 newsletter

May 2020   Dear Friends,   As we move into May and week 6 of quarantine, we are beginning to see the rewards of sheltering-in-place, in the lower numbers of infections, the “flattening of the curve” and the hopes of  soon being able to resume more freedom of movement. I was tempted to write “return […]

April 2020 newsletter

April 2020   Dear Friends,   What a difference a month makes! At this time last month I posted our Spring Term Course Schedule, vaguely aware of the covid-19 virus making incursions in some areas of the U.S. Now, 30 days later, thanks to poor national preparedness and leaders espousing fake facts, it is killing […]