The Wells Country Store, Wells, Vermont has exquisite wholesome donuts made by the magic hands of Dr. Tim.
Driving home from the market yesterday afternoon, I pulled to the side of the road at the bend just past Wilcox flats. I coasted into the shade of a maple just off the shoulder, turned the ignition off, and rolled down the windows. There was a lilting breeze. The peaks of Red Mountain and Ball Mountain pastel soft in the near south, around Arlington. …
Telephone pole, telephone line, and a blue sky. Sometimes, it’s just that simple. Shaftsbury, VT • July 9, 2017
Potted ferns silhouetted against a backdrop of illuminated windows. Londonderry, Vermont • July 27, 2017
People gather together on a terrace in the evening, Manchester, Vermont. July 2017
Vermont Railway GMTX engine number 2147 pulls a line of tankers and box cars heading northward towards Rutland, Vermont.
A kayaker on Lake Shaftsbury. Shaftsbury, Vermont July 21, 2017
Our peonies bloomed around the middle of June. When the blossoms were about the size of golf balls we clipped a handful with stems and put them in a plastic bag and then into the refrigerator. A month later we put them in a vase on our kitchen table and extended the season to enjoy them just a little longer.
Wading in Lake Shaftsbury on a breezy late Friday afternoon. Shaftsbury, Vermont • July 21, 2017
The noonday sun filters through deep woods on a hot and humid afternoon. Manchester, VT • July 18, 2017
A breakfast conversation. Arlington, VT • July 19, 2017
A late afternoon rainstorm seen from a second floor window. Arlington, VT. July 17, 2017
2017 Taconic Music Festival Musicians: Gavin Peck (viola), Heather Münch (violin, ) Jingting Liu (violin), Mark Serkin (cello), Dan Sato (piano) • Manchester, Vermont
A rehearsal, in preparation for the Saturday July 16 Taconic Music Festival concert at Burr and Burton Riley Center for the Performing Arts, Manchester VT.
A large tree with full and sweeping boughs in the middle of an open field in Shaftsbury, Vermont. –July 9, 2017
A field waiting for harvest on Myers Rd in Shaftsbury, VT. –July 9, 2017
I went out for a drive through Shaftsbury, VT early this past Sunday morning, and this is what I found.
Paran Creek flows through the middle of the village of North Bennington, Vermont.
A barn surrounded by hydrangeas on a farm in Sandgate, Vermont.
Cultivating a beginners mind, keeping things as simple as possible, practicing the same things over and over again, and being ever mindful of the basics, improves that chance of producing work that resonates.
1. Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. –Victor Borge
Lets go dancing, dancing in the rain, take off our fancy shoes…
At the foot of Equinox Mountain fields are prepared for the fall pumpkin crop.