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QUICK OVERNIGHT and NEW DISCOVERIES – 26-27 August 2020

  I am still overly cautious about leaving my home with COVID on the prowl, but often a trip beckons, and a beckoning happened. My daughter and her family had a cabin for a week in New York on Lake … Continue reading

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TWO FAVORITE PLACES — THREE PLUS HOUR TOUR — 18 JULY 2020

Yes, considering circumstances with COVID, long distance trips are just a memory, and a distant hope. But, today BLUE BELLE and I got itchy, and off we headed to local great places we enjoy, and are safe without crowds refusing … Continue reading

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“A JEWEL BEYOND PRICE” – NAULAKHA – A VERMONT TREASURE

“Did you know that…” Rudyard Kipling, who was the most famous author in the world, built his home, Naulakha, in 1892 in Dummerston (just north of the Brattleboro line) where he lived for four years. Here he wrote some of … Continue reading

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TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS – SANTA’S LAND – AND MORE – 25 NOVEMBER 2018

This weekend I did a few holiday things I want to share with you, and I have listed some holiday events I encourage you to explore. Many I have done, and will link you to my past adventures to further … 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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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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ROCK STUDY — VICTORIAN SPRING — 255 BB1 KILOMETERS — 11 JULY 2018

  This day off was scheduled two weeks ago – but rain (not good with top down) postponed the outing. I have a fascinating week of learning coming up, and in preparation thought a visit to Proctor, Vermont, and the … Continue reading

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STRATFORD INN and NEW ROADS — 11-13 APRIL 2018

See the date of the travel in this post? Wonder why it has taken so long for me to get to it? Know how long it has been since my last travel post? Have any idea how busy I have … Continue reading

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SANTA’S LAND, PUTNEY, VERMONT – RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY 16 DECEMBER 2017

SANTA’S LAND USA – 2020 Covid Hours and Details Open Every Sat. & Sun until the last weekend before Christmas! 10:00am – 4:00pm As usual, masks and social distancing is required at all times. The new VT regulations are for … Continue reading

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