1. Bill Torrey
    Bill Torrey October 25, 2019 at 2:57 pm | | Reply

    Hi Erica,
    Very interesting episode. As a guy who spent 40 years making a living in the Vermont woods and hunts a great deal, I consider myself very lucky to have seen a couple bobcats. They are such elusive creatures. As I’ve aged, the passion I have for hunting has stayed strong, yet the need to kill my quarry has waned. With my 9 year old grandson growing up next door, I feel the urge to teach him the ways of forest and the creatures that we share it with so he can appreciate what we have around us if we know how to look.
    Great interview.
    Be well and do good deeds,

  2. Bob Soneira
    Bob Soneira October 27, 2019 at 12:49 pm | | Reply


    I enjoyed your piece about my brother Pat, “Bobcat Bunter.” As a retired member of the Washington Press Corps your story telling is most excellent! I am so happy you present an interesting piece with no slants or opinions! Wonderfull piece about Vermont and a part of Vermont that is going away, sadly, like so many other ways of life. Again, a great story.

    Bob Soneira

  3. Robin H Barrows
    Robin H Barrows October 30, 2019 at 8:22 am | | Reply


    I enjoyed your piece on Patrick and his passion for Bobcats. I’ve known the Soniera family a long time – met Pats older brother Bill in college. We spent a lot of time together in the woods and fields. Thank you for bringing back memories of growing up in Vermont

    Robin Barrows

  4. Diane Ingersoll Byrnes
    Diane Ingersoll Byrnes January 1, 2021 at 5:15 pm | | Reply

    Enjoyed this piece on our family friend, Pat Soneira. He would come and visit my family in the Northeast Kingdom and hang on to every word of my father’s hunting stories. It was nice to hear my Dad’s quote that when you spend a lot of time in the woods/nature you will see things that no one would believe you saw.
    He recounted once seeing a bear cub and young coyote playing in a field…who would have thought!

    Diane Ingersoll Byrnes

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