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Canterbury House Fun Facts

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!  If you are like us, you are now in the process of taking down your holiday decorations.  I find that taking down the decorations is the true sign that we have closed the door on another … Continue reading

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I see Red and Yellow and Orange……..

On Thursday, Oct 3rd, Bob and I went for a quick lunch at the Long Trail Brewery.  It was such a beautiful day, that we decided to do a short foliage drive around the Bridgewater/Plymouth/ Woodstock  area.   Colors are FABULOUS  this year.  … Continue reading

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Happy Happy Trees

See all of these trees……they are very happy!  Their happiness comes from tonight’s weather forecast……..FROST WARNING TONIGHT UNTIL 8 AM TOMORROW!  The extended forecast for the next 7 to 10 days is calling for the set-up for perfect leaf peeping……Warm, … Continue reading

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Covered Bridges of Windsor County

I thought in honor of the upcoming grand re-opening of the Taftsville Covered Bridge,  September 7th, 2013, I would give you a little tour and history of the covered bridges in Windsor County, Vermont.  All of these bridges are less than … Continue reading

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A Visit To The Big City…..Burlington Vermont

For many of us, when we think of going in to the “city”, we think of New York or Boston.  Well, here in Vermont, if we plan a day in the city, we think of Burlington.  Burlington is the city … Continue reading

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I’VE BEEN HACKED!!!!!!!

I am NOT a happy camper….Two weeks ago, our host server was hacked……Bob had all of the website “stuff” backed up, but was the blog backed up and saved in a separate file…..NO.  Now, of course, I can’t blame Bob (but, it … Continue reading

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SEASONS GREETINGS

Yes, the holiday season is upon us.  Seems to come faster and faster each year, doesn’t it?  This year for us it was especially fast because we spent 23 out of 30 days in November on vacation.  This wasn’t just … Continue reading

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Ghost Story and Woodstock

Yesterday, I had to take our car for servicing at the local dealership,  I grabbed our copy of the weekly newspaper the Vermont Standard so that I would have something to read as I waited for our car.  Our paper … Continue reading

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Foliage Season 2011

The 2011 foliage season is winding down.  Colors of the leaves are fading, there is a chill to the air and the sun seems to sink behind the mountains much earlier in the day. The trees and their leaves appeared … Continue reading

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Irene…Rest in Peace!

This is my very last post on that nasty Irene!  It is time to give her the ol’ Viking Funeral.   In the month since her visit, it is nothing short of a miracle, all the progress that has been … Continue reading

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Woodstock, Post Irene Update 9/15/11

Amazing, exciting news…. ROUTE 4 IS OPEN! You can now travel the entire road, from Rutland in the west, through Killington, Bridgewater, Woodstock, all the way east to Interstate 89.    This is a BIG, BIG deal, Route 4 is central Vermont’s busiest east-west … Continue reading

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Woodstock Art Festival, 9/10/11. (1st Post Irene Event)

I thought I would share with you our lovely afternoon at the Art Festival.  And yes, I got Bob to buy me lunch! A Picture is Worth a thousand words.

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Woodstock, Post Irene Update 9/10/11

Progress, progress and more progress….. Well, it is a beautiful early September day, (the air is giving us a little teaser of coolness, that tells us fall is knocking on our door!)  The most significant progress to report is about … Continue reading

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Woodstock, Post Irene Update 9/6/11

Happily, quiet news day…..Today Gov. Shumlin visited Woodstock  offering information and support.  Road repairs are “full steam ahead”.  Areas that suffered severe damage have had lots of volunteers assisting with clean-up. Progress everywhere! Yesterday, Bob took a drive around the … Continue reading

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Woodstock, Post Irene Update 9/4 11

News continously improves… Roads are getting an amazing amount of attention, with non stop repairs.  We strolled through downtown last night (Saturday) and you might have thought nothing had happened here.  Melaza, Bentley’s, Prince & the Pauper, The Daily Grind … Continue reading

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