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Vermont in Summer

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Perfect Vermont Summer Day

A chance to sleep in a bit. Breakfast at our weekend diner where the waitresses know Adrian’s order (2-2-2: 2 eggs, 2 sausage, 2 bacon + home fries) down to the toast (English muffin, natch). We walked the calories off … Continue reading

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Corn Shame

A while back I posted a self-congratulatory couple of paragraphs about how I will only eat corn that is fresh out of the field that day, which means that I can only eat it for about three weeks every summer. … Continue reading

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I Am Not Alone!

My father sends along this picture of my stepmother from a bygone summer morning…

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This is What I’ve Been Reduced To

Morning runs with a head net. Stylish.

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The Mighty Mini Mosquito

I haven’t been running much this summer, but there’s nothing that will make me pick up the pace like going out in the mosquito-infested woods. Those buggers are awful this year. Worse than normal. Adrian swears by Ben’s repellent, which … Continue reading

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Nice Night in Vermont

A break between rainstorms revealed a gift of a sunset as I headed home from dinner.

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How Quickly Things Change

Just checked the weather in Iceland, out of curiosity, and saw that it may snow in Akureyri in the next 36 hours. The summer season doesn’t technically end until September 1st in most of the country, but I now see … Continue reading

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The Jungle

It feels like the world grew in around Vermont while I was gone.  The weeds and vines and tall grasses have taken over, crowding the paths and surrounding my house. Two weeks away and I hardly recognize my own neighborhood. … Continue reading

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An Unprotected Nest

Adrian found this little nest of what we assume are turtle eggs a couple of weeks ago. It’s right on the bank of a pond that Ollie likes to go hunting for frogs in. We’ve been keeping an eye on … Continue reading

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