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The Best Things About Vermont

Everything. ¬†The mountains, the people, the lack of hustle and bustle. Of course, not all of Vermont is in the Stowe area, but any state that can elect and keep re-electing Bernie Sanders is a fantastic state. ūüôā I’ll miss … Continue reading

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Cyclists – You Know Who You Are

There are bicyclists all over Stowe. ¬†And good on ’em for being so athletic and enjoying the summer. There’s just one thing. Pedestrians should be able to enjoy the summer as well without having to dash for the grass as … Continue reading

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It’s a Dog’s World

One of the things I love about Stowe, VT is its plethora of little shops. Reminds me of when I grew up and there were no such thing as chain stores or big box stores. I was looking for a … Continue reading

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The Little Farm Store

Out in the middle of the farmland, out in the midst of flocks of chickens, where there are cattle grazing, there’s a little farm store. ¬†It’s not easy to find. It’s up a long dirt road that winds up a … Continue reading

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Walking the Nose

I’ve always thought of my outings with the wee little doggie as walking the dog. Today I came to the full realization¬†that I am walking the nose. ¬†It is a nose with ears, eyes, and legs, but the nose drives … Continue reading

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Dog in a Tree

Today the wee little doggie and I took a drive to Lake Champlain. It is about a one hour drive from Stowe to the small town of Colchester where there are a variety of beaches open to the public. One … Continue reading

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Art, Art, Everywhere Art

One nifty thing about Stowe is that it is littered with art. Really. Look at a flower bed and see little bits of porcelain poking out of the ground next to the blooms. I’m not sure of the reason for … Continue reading

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Vermont in the Summertime

Drove up to Stowe, Vermont yesterday. I hoped for some great road photos, but nada. However, Stowe¬†makes¬†up for that. There are nifty little shops (thanks to having no big box stores locally), walking and biking trails, and public art everywhere. … Continue reading

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We’ll go for a walk, she said.

Sorting, packing, donating, throwing out. Seems to take forever.¬†Walking has been ¬†neglected. The wee little doggie misses¬†her twice a day constitutionals – as do I. Another morning spent in the usual occupations. I keep thinking I’m almost done and then … Continue reading

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Why being a pack rat is a bad idea

I’m in packing mode. This means I’m in creating piles mode. One pile for discards. One pile for donations. One pile to¬†take with me – I now have two in-air-luggage bin size suitcases full. I do have summer clothes, winter … Continue reading

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