Tag Archives: rural life

The Little Chapel in the North Wing

At the signing of the lease for the house my landlady inquired of her husband as to whether I’d been told of the history of the house. I had not, so she proceeded to provide a short history. The original … Continue reading

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After the blur is over

So much of this road trip has been a blur. I suppose it is unavoidable given time constraints and mileage. Today is different. I set the iPhone on record and this is what I said: Driving through west Texas. For the … Continue reading

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Lake Lure part 2

Here are photos of a lovely little walking trail near the marina and welcome center.

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Lake Lure, North Carolina

Lake Lure is one of the jewels on my trip. It is where my brother and his wonderful wife reside. Blaine and I tend to have the same sort of commentary that spills from our mouths – it is a … Continue reading

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Who Needs International Travel When You Can Go to Stowe?

I admit that I’m somewhat mystified by some of the artwork on the streets of Stowe. I think I “get” some of it. Other things I can’t wrap my little pea brain around. But when it comes to travel of … 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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Just the Once

I’ve only seen him there just the once. He was standing on the grassy verge on the northbound side of the road winding around The Common. I was half way through little dog’s constitutional when I saw him wearing a … Continue reading

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