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I admire people who make a living by blending art and science. On a recent visit to the Simon Pearce flagship store in Quechee, Vermont, I witnessed creativity and precision in action by glassblowers. 264 more words

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Wine and Cheese Weekend

On Saturday my family took a drive to Nashoba Valley Winery in rural Bolton, MA. If you’re looking for a nice afternoon outdoors, the owners welcome visitors to picnic on the rolling hills next to the winery. 157 more words


Pianos in Boston

On a recent afternoon in Boston with my daughters, we were pleasantly surprised to witness colorful pianos in the streets. Play Me, I’m Yours is the idea of Luke Jerram, artist and creator of the popular movement in more than 50 cities around the world. 36 more words

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Visiting Lake Champlain

Did you know Lake Champlain is the largest freshwater lake in the United States outside of the Great Lakes? Dividing Vermont and upstate New York, the 160-mile long natural beauty is a sight to behold. 239 more words

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New Scotland?

Good Morning!

Technically, my vacation ended today. Which I am celebrating by getting up at 6 to write before a workday that ends at 8pm. But I have coffee in my Maine mug, and yesterday was a hot and steamy day in Milwaukee, so it’s basically the same thing, right? 903 more words

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One more morning in Maine

…ok I didn’t forget – in fact, I think to myself almost hourly “now, there’s a thought for the blog”. WordPress needs an app-like feature for those of us hopping in and out of wifi range. 923 more words

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The Old Station Wagon

In the spring of 1979 while I was fretting about finding a job after college graduation, four of my friends were planning a cross country trip. 322 more words

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