Ahhhh, spring has arrived in northern New England... Or not... Show me spring where you live!
The fickle month of February... It's been cold, it's been warm, it's been bitter cold, and back to (grossly) warm. And try as I might, I can't do a darned thing about it, which leaves me with no choice but to be a sport—if I must. And this is what my fiendishly fickle month is looking like so far.
It's the new year - time to set goals and resolutions - except I'm not. At the end of 2021 I met a major milestone - a goal I had set for myself - and... huh... I'm thinking for 2022 I'll focus less on the destination and more on the adventure. It's a good day to have a good day.
My little corner of Vermont is a popular, busy place in the fall and winter. Camera-clad leaf peepers swarm our area from late September through mid-October, hoping to capture the riot of colors. Winter brings a rowdier crew, as our world is blanketed in snow and winter sports lure crowds away from their city lives. And while I, too, love Vermont during these seasons, it is the summertime that I enjoy most. A time when my flower garden is a profusion of blooms and I putter leisurely outdoors. A time when exploring takes us to a beautiful vineyard and winery,…