Stunning Maple Tree Foliage! As I was walking Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington, Vermont, I saw this magnificent maple tree! Look at those spectacular red leaves! My comments are raw because I was so amazed. Hands down, this is one of the most beautiful cemetery trees I’ve yet seen.

Will It Turn On??? I visited the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum recently. One of the buildings I filmed was The Roost and had been part of Camp Marbury. As I walked around, I noticed this lamp attached to the wall. It didn’t take long to realize a tree branch was the body and a light was attached! OnceContinue reading “Will It Turn On???”

Winooski River: Post July Flooding 2023 All YouTube videos go live at 12:30 am Eastern Daylight Time. I stood on the Burlington, Vermont side of the Winooski River to watch it. This was only a few days after the devastating rains, which flooded several parts of Vermont. To watch how strong and powerful the current was days later was amazingContinue reading “Winooski River: Post July Flooding 2023”

Whetstone Brook Powered Mills All YouTube videos go live at 12:30 am Eastern Daylight Time. “…Whetstone Brook was an important part of the economic development of the town of Brattleboro, providing power for mills and factories along the shore of the brook. The first gristmill was established in the area by Governor Wentworth of New Hampshire in 1762,Continue reading “Whetstone Brook Powered Mills”

Snowy Atop the Door! Snowy hasn’t yet met a place too high up for him to leap to! Thus, here he is on top of the door. It’s a steel one to hold his 10 pound body weighting. As you can see, what goes up will certainly jump down! 🙂

The Winooski River After the July 2023 Flood According to the Washington Post: “The rainfall that hit parts of Vermont on Monday [July 10, 2023] had less than a 1-in-100 chance of occurring in any given year, according to federal flood data. And yet, for some residents, it brought a sense of déjà vu — it rivaled the devastation of another so-calledContinue reading “The Winooski River After the July 2023 Flood”

Christmas in July

I absolutely LOVE this holiday light show offered each year. A family in South Burlington, Vermont, displays fun music and the trees and other plants come alive! Who doesn’t love Christmas in July? Even though it’s hot and sticky out there, it will feel cooler when looking at all that snow!

Serrano Peppers are Growing! Where there are flowers, there may be fruits or vegetables. And in my patio garden, my serrano plant has many flowers and one pepper growing! I’m looking forward to trying it!! I hope it doesn’t burn my tongue off! Serrano peppers are hotter than jalapeños. I eat the latter frequently and enjoy them. ReallyContinue reading “Serrano Peppers are Growing!”

Road Paving/Tarring Prep I heard a ton of noise outside. Friends told me there was road paving going on. I stepped outside and filmed nearly 3 minutes of footage. These 27 seconds were the best because the sun had set. Roadtec SB-1500e/ex: “The Roadtec Shuttle Buggy® material transfer vehicle SB-1500 features a low weight and narrower wheelContinue reading “Road Paving/Tarring Prep”

My New Cat: Lincoln! Two friends texted me a couple of days ago. “Did you see this???” It was an article on a bunch of hoarded cats in Monkton, Vermont, which had been saved by Queen City Cats VT. I had not. I looked at their website, They had some adorable cats available, including this guy. IContinue reading “My New Cat: Lincoln!”

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