The “Scentsation” of Patricia

Written by Gillianne Ross I started working at Yankee Candle in the summer of 2016. Not long after I started, I was introduced to a regular customer—who for a good ten months, was nameless. In the spirit of the sense of humor we all had at Yankee Candle, we came up with the endearing nickname:…

Porch Stories

Written by Gillianne Ross As a child, I actively sought out stories. I was a walking request of “can you tell me a story” and “what happened next?” Through the various events narrated to me over my childhood, a wide focusing image of 1990’s Burlington was etched into my mind. That image was the front…

What Might Have Been Ustler Street

Written by Gillianne Ross The day started off with my purse strap breaking. I was three feet from the bus door, which was closed and pulling away, and there it went, crashing to the pavement at my feet. Now, I usually have a sewing kit (because I am that type of person) but when I…