Musings of a Life in Print and the Outdoors
Oct 02, 2019
Dennis Jansen
Musings of a Life in Print and the Outdoors

Dennis Jensen was born in Orange, N.J., in 1947. He was drafted into the army at the age of 19, joined the paratroopers and served with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam in 1967-68. Married to Vermont native Kathleen Jensen, the couple moved to Castleton, Vermont, in 1978, where he felled about 90 hemlock trees and built his own log home and where Kathy ran a pre-school for many years. They have three sons and six grandchildren. He graduated from Trenton State College with an English-Liberal Arts degree in 1973 and was the news editor, sports reporter and editor for 37 years, with 33 years at the Rutland Herald. He retired in 2010 and continues to write a weekly outdoors column for the Herald and the Barre Times Argus and is a freelance writer for magazines in Maine, New Hampshire and New York. He is an avid fisherman and is a passionate turkey and deer hunter.

Please join us today to hear Dennis Jensen's description of his life adventures