Emerald Lake State Park: My Site!

Well, this was my home-away-from-home for the past couple of nights. A friend, he dog and I had stayed in a handicapped lean-to, which was her suggestion. So glad she knew about stuff like that! It was no more than 150 feet away from the bathrooms/showers and had a ramp with a railing until theContinue reading “Emerald Lake State Park: My Site!”

Bristol Town Green

“Bristol Green Our town green has been a central part of our village throughout its history. The Bristol Band has presented outdoor summer band concerts in the gazebo on the town green every Wednesday from June through August since shortly after the Civil War. Folks bring their lawn chairs‚ visit with their neighbors and enjoyContinue reading “Bristol Town Green”

Remainder of Slate Mill

“The Slate Mill: In 1868, the slate company built a new mill for the preparation of purple and green flooring, billiard tables, sinks and washtubs. At the time the mill was constructed, it was one of the largest slate finishing mills in the country. The mill was powered by a waterwheel 24 feet in diameter.Continue reading “Remainder of Slate Mill”

Found a Fountain!

I visited the Hinesburg Village Cemetery recently. And it did not disappoint! Today’s video is on the beautiful fountain I found. Typically, a fountain such as this in a cemetery suggests the cemetery’s style was a Victorian Lawn Park. As the name suggests, its purpose was to encourage people to visit the cemetery for theContinue reading “Found a Fountain!”

Clouds at Sunset

https://youtube.com/shorts/OWCv1MD8bAM?feature=share As I was driving to my friends’ house, I was enthralled by the humongous clouds. So, when it was safe to pull over, I opted to photograph and film. The bonus was capturing the sunset as well.

Water Lapping the Shore

A few years ago, I had flown out to Chicago to meet a friend who was driving to Vermont. We had many adventures, including this one captured in my video. This was LOOOOONG before I had my channel, so no intro or outro at all. That said, you know the drill: SUBSCRIBE, SUBSCRIBE AND DIDContinue reading “Water Lapping the Shore”

Gorgeous Trees of Lakeview Cemetery

As I filmed in one of my favorite local cemeteries, Lakeview, I thought the trees there deserved a video of their own. Hence, the topic of today’s video. Nope, I know nothing about trees except how much I love them. Please join me as I walked around an area near the lake and enjoy theContinue reading “Gorgeous Trees of Lakeview Cemetery”

April Fools’ Day Came Late This Month!

April Fools’ Day came late this month! This morning there was heavy wet snow falling when just yesterday the temp was in the mid-50’s! It’s still here tonight! What the heck, Old Man Winter??? Excuse me as I run screaming from the room!

Porous or Pervious Concrete Used at Williston, Vermont Northbound Rest Stop

“Pervious concrete (also called porous concrete, permeable concrete, no fines concrete and porous pavement) is a special type of concrete with a high porosity used for concrete flatwork applications that allows water from precipitation and other sources to pass directly through, thereby reducing the runoff from a site and allowing groundwater recharge. Pervious concrete isContinue reading “Porous or Pervious Concrete Used at Williston, Vermont Northbound Rest Stop”

Snow Squall: Vermont Style!

Earlier on Sunday, February 27, 2022, there were severe weather alerts for snow squalls. Definition of snow squall from Wikipedia : “A snowsquall, or snow squall, is a sudden moderately heavy snowfall with blowing snow and strong, gusty surface winds. It is often referred to as a whiteout and is similar to a blizzard butContinue reading “Snow Squall: Vermont Style!”

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