Ahhh……Vermont! We love it for its: beautiful mountains cool lakes crisp air vivid green dark nights bright stars rich black soil wildflowers peace and quiet maple syrup snow (yes….I said snow) mud season maple cremes skiing farms summer markets charm amazing fall colors state parks small towns old farmhouses historic barns quiet dirt roads…

“Have you got your wood in yet?” In Vermont, most of us have mixed feelings about the coming of fall weather. We love the summer and look forward to its warmth and lush foliage. However, summer is short here in the Green Mountain state and days without snow are limited. Seeing it come to an end can be disheartening. One … Read More

Summer Vacation I recall many elementary school teachers asking me to write about my summer vacation. Then, everyone in the class would stand in the front of the classroom and read their papers out loud. In memory of all those papers, I am going to tell you what I did on my summer vacation.We were blessed to take a trip … Read More

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It was exactly a year ago that our border collie puppy, Tess, was diagnosed with OCD (Osteochondritis dissecans). OCD is a disease of the cartilage that affects the shoulder joint. Tess was put on restricted activity and was seen by 4 different vets and had numerous x-rays to determine the extent of damage to her cartilage. She was also put … Read More