by Peter Freyne
All year long, I've been caffeinating, chit-chatting and reading the daily newspapers in print, down at Speeder & Earl's on beautiful Pine Street. And all year long, I've been sitting under the beautiful stained-glass creations in the window, not knowing who was behind them.
Would you believe an ex-lawyer?
Finally met the face behind the glass on Wednesday. Chris Jeffrey told us he's a graduate of Northeastern Law School and spent 17 years practicing law, primarily as an advocate over at Vermont Tenants. But life has its different chapters, doesn't it?
"I decided being a lawyer kind of sucks," he said.
In 2000, Chris rented a little studio in Barre, Vermont and followed his passion and his talent - creating custom stained glass.
The rest is Mr. Jeffrey's evolving story - check him out here.