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Len Vertefeuille was born and raised into a loving family on the East coast. He now lives in North Carolina and he and his wife Lisa have two children who mean the world to Len. He has been working in the Warren Wilson College kitchen since 1989. Len enjoys cooking for and working alongside ...


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My Entire Life Created on: 07/05/2007


My Entire Life


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Balance is the Key to Ferris Wheels
My very first "official" job (not counting the weekly Suburbia newspaper delivery I hated) was ...
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1974
01/01/1989
Honeymoon Jitters
Three years ago, I met Nick and he's an awesome person.  After a few years of dating, we decided to ...
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2007
07/07/2007
Green Lifesavers
Just yesterday, my husband reminded me that when we were dating (for about a year and a half), I told ...
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2007
07/07/2007
“I love the Cure, I love the Cure”
When I was a young teenager, I started to get into alternative / progressive rock music.  I owe ...
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1974
01/01/1989
Ugly People (The Story of Miss Ditchy Pants)
Do you ever find yourself in a situation where a stranger has done something to anger you (cuts ...
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2006
12/31/2010
The Things I Loved about Germany
My husband and I just got back from a trip to Germany, our first.  I know, I know, not an ideal ...
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2008
08/23/2008
Not My Worst Date, but A Funny One…
About 14 years ago, I was home from college (ha, I first wrote 10 years then had to redo the math ...
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1994
07/01/1994
The Magic of Taiwan
I write this story today with a dull headache caused by jet lag...the result of 24 hours of travel ...
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2008
01/03/2009
Messages from Madrid
Victoria Backer peers down the rows of shiny wine bottles, squinting at the awkwardly lit supermarket ...
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1994
12/31/2010
Hiding in Cars
The other morning I was driving to work. I pulled up to a large intersection, but traffic was backed ...
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1994
12/31/2010
Kudos to Cubs Fans!
My husband and I recently went on vacation to Chicago. Like a good wife, I agreed to go to the famous ...
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1994
12/31/2010
Family Traditions - Why Ours is the Best
This is the second year of my life that I have ever been away from my hometown of Columbus Ohio for ...
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2009
12/31/2010