Chuck Gundersen will be reading from You Never Can Tell
, his newly published collection of columns of the same name from The Vermont Standard
in Woodstock, Vermont. He will speak about meeting a weekly deadline and how he comes up with ideas for the column each week. [4:00 Friday, St James Parish Hall]
Chuck grew up on the Jersey Shore and came to Vermont in 1976 to be the Chef at the Prince and the Pauper Restaurant. He has been a boatbuilder, ice cream truck driver, real estate title examiner, disc jockey and short order cook. He was a young buckskin spy for George Washington during the Revolutionary War, and has been Davy Crockett, Robin Hood, Elvis, Captain Horatio Hornblower, Sir Tristram, Mr. Roberts, Tom Sawyer, Jim Hawkins, Huckleberry Finn, Sebastian Dangerfield, Marilyn Monroe’s secret love, and for the past thirty years, the owner of the Teago General Store in South Pomfret, Vermont.