Travel Tips

  • Finally, Motherhood
    Finally, Motherhood

    In July, Dave and I welcomed our daughter Phoebe into the world. We are so delighted to have her here with us, and we feel incredibly blessed. As many of you know, being able to have a child was a challenge for us. Needless to...

  • Scenes from Manchester Village

    [caption id="attachment_1418" align="aligncenter" width="720"] The Equinox Resort and Spa in Manchester Village.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1421" align="aligncenter" width="478"] First Congregational Church on Main Street.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1422" align="aligncenter" width="478"] Courthouse in Manchester Village.[/caption]   **If You Go: Map ...

  • Weston Village Green: The Heart of a Small Town
    Weston Village Green: The Heart of a Small Town

    -The Weston Village Green When you live in Vermont, it can be easy to take the classic village green for granted. From Craftsbury to Chester, there are dozens of village greens across the state. Still, they all have a unique feel and wonderful sense of place. One...

  • Chiselville Covered Bridge in Sunderland
    Chiselville Covered Bridge in Sunderland

    The Chiselville Covered Bridge, built in 1870, spans the Roaring Branch on Sunderland Hill Road in Sunderland. Vermont has about 100 covered bridges, and this Bennington County bridge is one that I always remember in particular. It must be the sign at the entrance: "One Dollar...

  • Signs of Spring

    I haven't been outdoors with my camera in a while. Life has been hectic (in a good way) over the past few months, and photography has been at the bottom of my list. Now that it finally feels like spring, I'm hoping to get outdoors...

  • Vermont Trade Winds Farm in Shoreham
    Vermont Trade Winds Farm in Shoreham

    The sap at Vermont Trade Winds Farm in Shoreham was boiling when we arrived on Saturday. Smoke and steam were billowing from the sugarhouse, and all I could smell was the sweet scent of maple. Dave and I decided to take a drive to this Addison...

  • Shelburne Farms in Winter
    Shelburne Farms in Winter

    I've visited Shelburne Farms quite a few times over the past several years. But last week was the first time I've ever been to the 1,400-acre working farm and national historic landmark in winter. Located on the shores of Lake Champlain, Shelburne Farms was established in...

  • Mountain Views on Sparrow Farm Road in Montpelier
    Mountain Views on Sparrow Farm Road in Montpelier

    I drove the back roads of Montpelier on my way to work on Friday. The temperature was -2, the sun was out and the sky was icy blue. I love this part of Montpelier, and I need to explore it more often. Sparrow Farm Road,...

  • Winter in Weston

    I love a winter bluebird day as much as anyone, but there is something about a gray winter sky that is very comforting, too. Dave and I visited the town of Weston last weekend for a quiet getaway. I spent a little time photographing some...

  • The Winter Solstice
    The Winter Solstice

    I am always surprised when the first day of winter arrives in Vermont. It feels like it's already been winter around here for several weeks. We've had quite a bit of snow, and the air has been frosty since Halloween. I don't know about you, but...