Category Archives: Vermont

“O hushed October morning mild, thy leaves have ripened to the fall”

What do New England and part of Japan have in common? They’re the only two places in the world that are said to have truly spectacular displays of Fall color, thanks to the diversity of species of deciduous trees in … Continue reading

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“We can never build a view like this!”

If your job required you to spend most of the year on the road, where would you want to spend your summer down-time? For one hard-working family, that meant somewhere cool, a place with beautiful pastoral views, clear mountain air … Continue reading

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“I’ve never been bored a day in my life.”

I couldn’t tear myself away from them. Small glass showcases contained charming scenes of parlors, libraries and ladies’ hat and dress shops, all filled with antique miniatures. Sweet-faced, elegantly dressed little dolls holding hand mirrors and fans posed in rooms … Continue reading

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“We are simply killing time until we can get back to the farm”

When 18th-century French explorer Samuel de Champlain saw the forested landscape before him, he described the area of this new world as “Les verts monts,” or “the green mountains.” The name stuck, and the region eventually became known as Vermont. … Continue reading

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