Protected Places: Mills Riverside Park

November 4, 2009Chittenden County, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, Jericho, land conservation, Mount Mansfield, park, snowshoeing, trails, Underhill 3 Comments

Mills Riverside Park in Jericho is enjoyed year-round for hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing, and local community events. The park, located off Route 15, includes 216 acres of open meadows and forested hillside.Established in 1999 by the Jericho-Underhill Land Trust, the park preserves one of the most beautiful vistas of Mount Mansfield, a view that … Read More

All Saints’ Day: Classic Vermont Churches

November 1, 2009Churches, photography 2 Comments

Starksboro First Baptist Church Lincoln United Church First Congregational Church in Manchester Village Weston Community Church In honor of All Saints’ Day, here are some photos of Vermont churches in Starksboro, Lincoln, Manchester and Weston. (I have a special affinity for the last photo — I was married in the Weston Community Church in 2004). … Read More

Chittenden Reservoir is the Heart of Vermont’s Largest Town

October 23, 2009canoeing, Chittenden Reservoir, kayaking, Rutland County, trails, travel 3 Comments

Chittenden Reservoir is tucked away between Pittsford and Killington in a rural area surrounded by the Green Mountain National Forest. A favorite among outdoor enthusiasts, the reservoir is owned by Green Mountain Power (formerly CVPS) and began providing renewable energy in 1909. Near the boat launch at the south end of the reservoir is a … Read More

Say Cheese

October 17, 2009Billings Farm and Museum, horses, photography, Woodstock 1 Comment

I don’t spend much time photographing animals (other than my cats). They tend to ignore whatever I want them to do and usually look the other way as soon as I pick up my camera. I was going through some photos today and came across this image taken in the spring at Billings Farm & … Read More