Gayle Hanson Commentator Gayle Hanson is a long-time VT writer and editor. She has been a meditation teacher for 20 years and is a passionate advocate for community-based mentoring and adoptee rights. Hanson: Lake Wise By Gayle Hanson • Aug 27, 2018 Gayle Hanson Listen Listening... / 2:31 Along our stretch of lakeshore, some folks are already pulling their docks from the water. And the pressure to consume as many maple creemees as possible before school starts has begun. Hanson: Seymour Lake By Gayle Hanson • Jul 25, 2018 Gayle Hanson Listen Listening... / 2:36 From the angler hip deep in the ripples of the Battenkill to a flotilla of Curtis Pond paddle-boarders, every Vermonter has their favorite summer water activity and their favorite place to do it. Hanson: The Warrior Gene By Gayle Hanson • May 22, 2018 Listen Listening... / 2:58 In today’s brave new world of genome analysis, law enforcement has just used genetic testing to track down a long sought serial killer.