Tag Archives: Vergennes

The Strong House Inn, A Secret Garden in Vergennes Vermont

Vergennes Vermont is the smallest city in the United States. This ‘Little City” is just about halfway between Burlington and Middlebury. Its main thoroughfare, Route 22A, is a passageway to all good things: restaurants, Cafes, Vergennes Laundry (a wonderful French bakery), Lake Champlain, etc. In the case of this blog post, it is a path to a Secret Garden.Read More

Vermont is Green in Many Ways – Take a Look At Addison County Recycling

Vermont is very green – even in winter. We’ve got Green Mountains and green minds. Not green with envy, but green with conservation. Recycling is not new here. Vermont’s first European settlers and original Abenaki residents used and reused whatever …Read More

Giving Thanks in Addison County

The Thanksgiving focus on gratitude suits me. I am very grateful to be living and working in Addison County, Vermont. And everybody from Forbes Magazine to the Dalai Lama says that gratitude is good for you (Forbes calls giving the …Read More

Would Vermont Cheese by any other Name Smell as Sweet?

A Google search for ‘Vermont Real Estate‘ yields more than 100 million results. A search for ‘Vermont Cheese’, on the other hand, yields about 10 thousand results. And yet the cheese search has a more coveted cachet. Cabot (the cheese, …Read More

The Hidden Beauty of Pollination In Vermont and Online

Vermont summer is all about the birds and the bees. Now that the sun is out, the kids have graduated, fathers have been feted and the state is rich with vibrant color, it is appropriate that we stop to take …Read More

The Hidden Beauty of Pollination In Vermont and Online

Vermont summer is all about the birds and the bees. Now that the sun is out, the kids have graduated, fathers have been feted and the state is rich with vibrant color, it is appropriate that we stop to take …Read More

Vermont Summer Begins: Memorial Day in Addison County

There are few things as old-timey wonderful as a small town Vermont parade. Of course there are Memorial Day parades across the country, but none as charming as those here in Vermont. There is something about the combination of nervous …Read More

Vermont Summer Begins: Memorial Day in Addison County

There are few things as old-timey wonderful as a small town Vermont parade. Of course there are Memorial Day parades across the country, but none as charming as those here in Vermont. There is something about the combination of nervous …Read More

Telecommute Vermont: At Home at Work in Addison County

Vermonters are good at telecommuting. Inclement weather, impassable mountain roads and long drives to town often cause us to find creative solutions to getting to work. Yankee frugality causes us to seek cost saving measures. Telecommuting often provides the best …Read More

Walkable Vermont: Is This an Oxymoron?

Vermont is known for stunning vistas, great landscapes, and rural charm. Vermont is not known for public transportation or easy-to-reach destinations. The phrase “You can’t get there from here” is notorious in this part of New England for its accuracy, …Read More

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