View of Camel’s Hump from Williston, Vermont on a Winter’s Day

I wonder if they feel dwarfed? I love feeling small against the majesty of nature. View of Camel’s Hump from the rural side of Williston, Vermont…

You Might Be from Vermont IF…You Know Who Champ the Lake Monster Is!

You Might Be from Vermont IF…You Know Who Champ the Lake Monster Is! Samuel de Champlain is credited with discovering Lake Champlain in 1609.  He was quoted as seeing an exceedingly large serpent-like creature during his voyages. Since then, Champ has been rumored to be seen from anywhere from ten feet to one hundred eighty […]

Sunrise in South Hero, Vermont Over Snow Covered Lake Champlain

My second sunrise this week – from South Hero, Vermont… …because sunsets are just not enough…

Sunrise Over Lake Champlain on March 23, 2015

On Monday morning, I decided to wake up at 4:30 a.m. to drive an hour and fifteen minutes to catch the ferry over to New York to watch the sun rise over Vermont. It was a chilly seven degrees, but oh so worth it!

Sunset on Frozen Lake Champlain

Sunset from beautiful frozen Lake Champlain… If you look closely, you can see the dog walking across the breakwater. The lake is beautiful all times of year. There is something so very peaceful about walking along the lake. It is one of my favorite things to do and always restores the soul.

I Love Vermont – Showcase Your State Contest Entry

This post is an entry in the Showcase Your State Contest.  It was difficult to choose only one photo to use.  This picture was taken three weeks ago when my dog, Sadie, and I did a 13.5 mile round trip hike.  I began the hike at around 2 p.m. not really planning on going too […]

Stowe, Vermont – A Wonderful Place to Live!

Stowe, Vermont is a wonderful place to live!  It has so much to offer, including a wonder downtown, a plethora of shops and restaurants as well as a world class ski resort! Bear Pond Books is one of my favorite places to shop!  Of course, no one can resist getting a raspberry ice cream soda at the […]

Stowe Vermont Waterfalls to Visit This Summer! Part 2: Bingham Falls

Bingham Falls in Stowe, Vermont is a beautiful waterfall to visit this summer. The West Branch of the Waterbury River flows through a forest going over several cascades and plunges before the main drop into a pool. The total drop of the waterfall is 90 feet. From Stowe Village, take Route 108 North for approximately seven miles. There is a small turnout […]

Things to Do in Stowe, Vermont: Hike Mt. Mansfield State Forest

Mt. Mansfield State Forest is a beautiful place to hike in Stowe, Vermont. There are many cross country ski trails to hike on. Most of the trails are very easy to walk with a few climbs.  There are one or two trails with intermittent steeper climbs, but nothing too difficult or too long of a […]

Stowe, Vermont Waterfalls to Visit This Summer! Part 1: Moss Glen Falls

Moss Glen Falls in Stowe, Vermont is a spectacular waterfall to visit this summer. The Moss Glen Brook flows through a forest before the stream turns into a narrow confined gorge.  The stream goes over several cascades and small falls before dropping into a pool at the top of the last drop. The total drop […]

Waterbury Reservoir

Waterbury Reservoir is part of Mount Mansfield State Forest and is the ninth largest body of water in Vermont.  It was created in the 1930’s by the Civilian Conservation Corp as a flood control project to protect towns along the Winooski River Valley. The reservoir has a surface area of 850 acres and has a […]