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Rudy and a Tail of Two Towns (cont.)

Part 2: Bennington, Vermont Rudy came aboard in late fall, so we haven’t had a chance to go swimming together yet. Nor are we even really sure what his feelings are toward water (or at least the idea of being … Continue reading

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Rudy and a Tail of Two Towns

Part 1: Williamstown, Massachusetts “It was the best of times, it was the wurst…” Rudy looked thoughtful. “Yes, that’s right. It was pretty good all around.” Not one to toss superlatives lightly, Rudy took a moment to fondly remember our … Continue reading

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Best Farmers’ Market in New England?

For a little taste of southern France in northern New England, the Burlington Farmers’ Market on Saturday is the ne plus ultra. Translation: fairly unbeatable. Vendors crowd Burlington’s City Hall Park and spill onto Saint Paul Street, which is closed … Continue reading

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The Largest Freshwater Lake…

…in the East holds a scattering of islands strung together like fish on a line, generously strewn with some of the prettiest farms and fields in New England. The Lake Champlain Islands rise out of the mist like Atlantean remnants, … Continue reading

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The Most Photographed Farm in New England

Oof, it’s been a while, but the best way to jump back in is to take a leap, right? I’ll pick up as if I never took a huge breath and signed on to help my mom move from her … Continue reading

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Eccentric New England: Weird Destinations and Quirky Pit Stops

There are loads of great travel quotes, but one of my favorites is from Antonio Machado, a popular Spanish poet: “Traveler, there is no path, paths are made by walking.” It’s got just the right mix of mystery, mysticism, and expansiveness … Continue reading

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