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Equinox Resort, Manchester, VT: A Relaxing Getaway for Parents, Kids and Dogs.

September 7th, 2011 · Comments Off on Equinox Resort, Manchester, VT: A Relaxing Getaway for Parents, Kids and Dogs. · Destinations






I fell in love with the Equinox Resort when the bellman offered to take our dog, MeiMei, to our room while I parked the car.






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Great Maple Syrup Stops: Sweet Maple Alpaca Farm, Vermont

March 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on Great Maple Syrup Stops: Sweet Maple Alpaca Farm, Vermont · Destinations











If you’re headed to southern Vermont this weekend with the kisd for the Vermont Maple Open House, stop by Sweet Maple Alpaca Farm in Westminster, VT.











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Great Maple Syrup Stops: Dwight Miller & Son Orchards, Vermont

March 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on Great Maple Syrup Stops: Dwight Miller & Son Orchards, Vermont · Destinations, Experience











About 15 minutes outside of Brattleboro, VT, Dwight Miller & Son Orchards has been tapping sugar maples since before Vermont was a state.











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The Two Good Things About a Long, Snowy, Cold New England Winter

March 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Two Good Things About a Long, Snowy, Cold New England Winter · Destinations, Experience











I expected brutal winters when I moved to New England two years ago, but my first winter was much milder than I expected and I figured I overreacted, right? Payback is a dog’s mother.











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New England Seasons: Winter

February 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on New England Seasons: Winter · Destinations, Photos











It has been so long since I have lived in a place with snowfall that I notice the shape of the snowflakes and how it sticks to otherwise bare trees. I laugh at the squirrel tracks in the snow crossing rooftops and circling trees.

What I notice most is how similar it looks to other seasons; the color pallet has just changed. In October I updated you on the bold colors of the New England autumn attracting Leaf Peepers from around the world. Here are some of those same views in the middle of a winter storm.

Click to see the how the scene changes from fall to winter.











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