Let's face it, 2020 has been a really strange year. With the COVID-19 crisis dumped in our laps suddenly last March, it seems like life came to a standstill. We were stuck inside, limited and prevented from going just about anywhere and facing an uncertain road ahead. As summer arrived, at least we were all able to get out and enjoy a bit of fresh air. The question then … [Read more...] about You Really Should Check out the Waterbury Reservoir For Fun
The best thing about living in Vermont is the gorgeous scenery that we are treated to every day. When you put aside all the political and social issues one thing remains that has been here for a very long time. The breathtaking beauty of the Green Mountains, lakes, hills and valleys! No matter what the season, you are always assured of one thing about Vermont. It's ever … [Read more...] about Vermont Photography to Amaze and Delight People of All Ages
Years ago, when I was attending North Country Union High School, in Newport, VT, I submitted an article to the "Bish" Bishop section in what was ironically called the "Vermonter" section of the Burlington Free Press. The column that "Bish" wrote for was mainly geared towards hunting and fishing, if memory serves. In 1976, as a 17-year old high school student, I noticed … [Read more...] about Enjoy A Haunting Vermonter Halloween Flashback from 1976
Although Burlington is one of the most popular destinations in Vermont, if you drive just a few miles to the north and find US Route 2, you'll find yourself in the splendor of the Lake Champlain Islands. A photo below shows the windmills in Milton, VT across the lake from Grand Isle. Springtime in the Champlain Islands brings a much needed warmth and vitality to the … [Read more...] about Discover the Beautiful Champlain Islands
Vermont ghost stories, and haunted locations you can explore... The following are 13 scary locations in Vermont that might haunt you for days (or even years) to come. Each one of these creepy places are sure to appeal to your sense of curiosity and delight. It's fun to be a little scared, or at the very least intrigued, so enjoy some of these unusual places at your leisure. … [Read more...] about 13 Scary Locations in Vermont That Will Haunt You!
Sentinel Rock, located on Hinton Hill Road in Westmore, VT, is a huge rock left over from the glaciers that formed nearby Lake Willoughby. Does the massive boulder, Sentinel Rock, perched high atop Westmore Mountain, with the commanding views actually originate from ancient, biblical times? From Dr. R.M. de Jonge's research and fascinating article: Sentinel Rock is … [Read more...] about Discover the Mysterious Origin of VT’s Awesome Sentinel Rock
Newport, Vermont’s Centennial Celebration 2018 A long awaited celebration begins on June 29, 2018 through July 6, 2018 to commemorate Newport City's 100th birthday. If you've never been to Newport, VT, this would be the time to visit and enjoy a once in a lifetime celebration. If you're a long time resident, past or present, the event is the perfect way to fete the "old … [Read more...] about Re-live Newport, Vermont’s Centennial and Grab a Great Book!