Category Archives: ROADS and ROUTES

NO WINTER MAINTENANCE and LEAVES – 9 and 13 OCTOBER 2019

You know THIS IS THE WEEK for leaf peeping – and I had to do it and share. Two great days out, and some views for you to hopefully savor. The colors this year are wonderful – as I recall, … Continue reading

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NOSTALGIA and HISTORY EXPLORATIONS – 25-26 JULY 2019

For awhile my cousins and I had planned to visit, and it finally worked out on Thursday, 25 July, I headed to my aunt’s home in Mystic, Connecticut, Steve arrived from Colorado, and Debbie came by ferry from Block Island. … Continue reading

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MORE VERMONT EXPLORATIONS – 1-2 MAY 2019

I am starting this looking out in the rain to where mountains should be – but, alas between fog, rain and even sleet yesterday, I see nothing but a solid, unbroken sheet of light gray – which you will see … Continue reading

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MOUNT WASHINGTON ADVENTURES – 10-13 APRIL 2019

These adventures started two weeks ago, and I have been home for twelve days. Why the delay in documenting and reporting? Why have I not gotten to my Red Lion Inn reports for 2018 and 2019, and what about my … Continue reading

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TWO TRAIN TRIP TALES – 4 OCTOBER 2018 and 14 JUNE 2018

So these adventures are four months apart? I still want to remember, and to share, and hopefully provide you with some ideas for future fun. Let me begin with the past week, and go back. Only lived in New Hampshire … Continue reading

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IMPRESSIVE DISCOVERY – 1 SEPTEMBER 2018 – SOUTHERN VERMONT NATURAL HISTORY MUSUEM

For months I have had day excursions planned for September. This weekend is the Garlic Festival in Bennington. Years ago, Cathy and I visited when it was still in Wilmington, Vermont. That was the plan for the first, and BLUE … Continue reading

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MAKING WAY ON – ROADS – RAILS – and WATER – 26-27 AUGUST 2018

A 34 hour vacation that felt like a week when I arrived home – that much done and seen – and three things that had been “on the lists.” In fact, the Inn I stayed at Cathy and I talked … Continue reading

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PART 2 – MORE FILLING IN THE MAP IN CONNECTICUT – 7-9 AUGUST 2018

Wednesday, August 8, was my “full day” away. As I have discovered, and told you, it makes the most sense to remain in the same place for two nights – and then have a full day of exploration in-between the … Continue reading

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MORE FILLING IN THE MAP IN CONNECTICUT – 7-9 AUGUST 2018 – Part 1

I have been restless, wanting to get away, but where to go. I struggled and thought. I have been reading more about the Connecticut River, and decided I had to explore more in Connecticut. Do you remember the most recent … Continue reading

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SHUNPIKING ON SHUNPIKE ROAD – 28 JULY 2018

The short newspaper article spoke to me immediately for a talk “…about the two sections of the Crown Point Military Road that touched the town, and the layout of the original turnpike and shunpike.” Meeting place, Belmont Village (population 245) … Continue reading

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