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The guys in Vermont

September 14, 2022

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We of course brought our guys, Sir Oliver, Toby and Sir Angus, with us to Vermont. They had lots of fun adventures too! Here they are all ready for the big road trip. They went hiking too! Note the little rocks in front of them. These are from the pretty stream in Dorset. They discovered […]

A view from a country road – 2

August 31, 2022

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Here is Part 2 of my country road walk. Not only is the walk scenic, but it has a few hills, so I am getting my aerobic workout in. Here are some of the views from the top. I especially love seeing the mountains in the background. I was so excited about this view and […]

A view from a country road

August 24, 2022

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As you can probably tell from my prior blog posts, I love Vermont! One of my favorite things is to walk in nature. We were very fortunate that the place we stayed was right on a country road. There wasn’t much traffic so it was perfect for walking. And so many pretty sights, which I […]

For the love of chocolate

August 17, 2022

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Vermont is known for its beautiful hiking trails. Mr. Ken and I wanted to take advantage of this. So we found nice trail called Butternut Hill Loop in Chester Vermont. The directions to get there were straightforward. We turn off from the main road, ever on the lookout for the trail sign. Um, well we […]

Guilty pleasures in Vermont

August 10, 2022

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So Vermont is known for all of its outdoor activities. It is so easy to be active and enjoy the outdoors up there. That being said, we also enjoyed the food. We had delicious, freshly picked corn. Our guilty pleasure was Gifford’s Sea Salt Caramel Truffle. Yum and yum! We went through two quarts in […]

Quirky time

July 27, 2022

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We did a road trip to Brattleboro Vermont. It was fun to visit a town, in addition to hiking in nature. I love towns like this! The best way to describe the vibe here is “quirky.” We had a delicious lunch at The Works Cafe. I had smoked salmon on a bagel with cream cheese. […]

The view from the top

July 20, 2022

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The top of a beautiful mountain range that is. So Mr. Ken and I are back in Vermont. The first day of our vacation, we decided to take a hike at the Owl’s Head Trailhead in Dorset, Vermont. This trail takes you up to the Gettysburg Quarry, where marble blocks were cut for gravestones for […]

Reasons to get up in the morning

June 29, 2022

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I look forward to every day. And this isn’t because I have a big purpose in my life, it is because of the simple joys I feel every morning. What I love about my mornings: Coffee! We bought these pretty mugs as souvenirs on last year’s trip to Vermont. Every time I use one, I […]

Happy New Year!

December 29, 2021

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Most of us will be glad to see the end of 2021. What a year. But I, as the eternal optimist, am looking forward to the New Year. There are still a lot of uncertainties, but some good will happen. I am looking forward to two things in particular: Taking more road trips with Mr. […]

Road tripping in Vermont – Chester Fall Festival

October 27, 2021

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Saturday of our week in VT was the most fun day of the week for us as we attended the Chester Fall Festival in Chester, VT. It’s been held for 40 years and is very popular with local residents and visitors alike. It was a gorgeous fall day and we enjoyed the many vendors, farm […]