Time flies when you’re having fun! After three fast weeks in Vermont, I’m hitting the road again tomorrow. Between looming deadlines, short daylight hours and frequent snow days, I didn’t get to do as much exploring around northern Vermont as I had hoped. I made it up Camel’s Hump, but Mount Mansfield and Mount Hunger both got snowed out, as did my jaunt down to Middlebury.
I may not have driven many miles in Vermont, but I did cover quite a bit of ground. No matter how busy I was or how snowy the weather, I went out for a walk every day on the old logging roads and snowmobile tracks in the woods behind my house. Nothing beats being able to walk out the door and onto a trail. These logging roads, cut half a century ago, diverge in all directions, leading upslope and down, to the river, to wooded dead ends, to town, to Ben & Jerry’s.
This time of year, the woods aren’t yellow, nor are they quite yet filled with snow, but as I walked, I often recalled the poems of Robert Frost, who lived in and loved Vermont and likely wrote many of his works while walking old logging roads like these. I think Frost would agree that you do not have to travel far from home to see more of the world.
Stay tuned to hear about how I blazed a route through the maze of trails in these backyard woods to the Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory! Now that was a deliciously rewarding walk!
Glad you Bowie and Dio could pay us a visit. Hope you can make it back sometime and get those other trips off of your bucket list. Meanwhile, I’ll let you know if I find anything out about the hut owner.
Thanks Dan! I had a wonderful time at your place. Thanks again for having me! Hope to cross paths again soon.
Maybe put some skis on that teardrop.
Haha I need more traction, not less! 😉
Good Luck towing in the snow. I’m sure you will be fine.
Thanks Vicki! Most of the snow had melted by the time I pulled out and I made it down the hill with no problem. Good ol’ Subaru! 🙂
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Glad to hear you made it out okay with the snow. Trust you are headed in a less snowy direction with the Teardrop. Good travels to you.
Yep! Back south to Virginia for a few weeks, then to PA for Christmas. Stay tuned!
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