We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts.

Ray Bradbury

Killington

From the peak of Killington. Sorry, failed to take my trusty digicam to the top with me… so cell-phone images only. More real-camera shots from the return trip coming...

Ich bin ein Vermonter

Finally! For fellow flatlanders who have made the move to Vermont, a little help with the local language… Faam: A place where you raise animals and vegetables. Baan: A structure on the faam. Jaw on dare: The green tractor in the baan. Soda: What a farmer did to...

Mo’ Mountains

In the background that’s Bolton Mountain. Or maybe it’s Mt. Mayo. Or Madonna. Honestly, I really don’t know. We are flatlanders, and are peak...

Funny Lookin’ Chairs

Would you believe these people ride up on those funny lookin’ chairs just to zoom back down the mountain with slats of wood strapped to their feet?...

Winter

This is the same spot where we took some lovely photos of Autumn foliage not so long...

Stowe, Vermont

A white sort of day in the Green Mountains… a weekend jaunt into Stowe, and up into the mountains. It’s pretty up...

A little bit of history…

This is going to be really spiffy. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters’ Foundation is now a major contributor to the effort to rehab and refit the train station that I see out my office window. When completed, it will house a new cafe and visitors’ center. Ride...

Phish swimmin’ in mud…

The drive home from work last night found me swimming against a traffic tidepool… part of the sea of Phish fans heading for Coventry. While it’s bright, sunny and beautiful in Vermont today, it’s rained most every day this week, so the phishies are...

Don’t Panic

If only Douglas were still ’round to see his creation finally brought to life on the silver screen. I suppose I could watch it twice: once for me, and once...

Not so famous first words…

Waitasec. You mean I can win an award for the opening line of my novel… and never actually write the rest of the book? Count me in! Next year, maybe. Meanwhile, the results of this year’s Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest are in. My favorite of the lot:...

The Saga Continues…

Our furniture was supposed to arrive last Friday, July 2nd. We’d have a lovely, long holiday weekend to figure out what goes where. Get settled. Nest. And then it was supposed to arrive today. Latest report from the movers… “Definitely the truck will...

Different in Vermont: a Top 10 List

Signs we’re not in Kansas City anymore… Mountains. Green ones. Mud Season. Interstate exits numbered ordinally… not by mile marker. Would you lookit all them stars! Highway sign: “MOOSE”. Sap buckets. Did I mention mountains? Hey!...

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