Category: Places of Interest

Re-imagining Images

When I started getting more serious about my photography, I decided to invest in photo editing software. Initially, I used a free software product that was very limited. When it was no longer being supported, I started researching other options. At that point, interest… Continue Reading “Re-imagining Images”

Fishing Pier

One of my favorite locations along the Burlington Waterfront is the new city green space – Waterworks Park. What used to be a run-down parking lot along the lake has been transformed into a beautiful little park that sits behind the Burlington Water Works… Continue Reading “Fishing Pier”

A Lone Sailor

I reach a point during this pandemic when I just need a change of scenery or else I think I might explode! With clear blue skies shining brightly at home this morning, my husband and I decided a road trip to the Burlington Waterfront… Continue Reading “A Lone Sailor”

Baltic Mill in Enfield

This writing is a follow-up to an earlier post I composed about the Northern Rail Trail. I included another photo of this building on that post with a notation that I would do some more research and find out what it’s function was when… Continue Reading “Baltic Mill in Enfield”

Old Factory

We are having a quiet Thanksgiving holiday as we do our part to help suppress the spread of the Covid-19 virus. We would normally get together with family here in Vermont. But this season, our extended family is celebrating in their own households, as… Continue Reading “Old Factory”

Artists in the Parks

I received a couple of comments about my previous post highlighting the carved log which honors the nature poet Seamus Heaney. My own curiosity about how these logs came to be transplanted into the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park landscape led me to do some… Continue Reading “Artists in the Parks”

Poetry in Nature

During our last hike at Marsh-Billings- Rockefeller National Historic Park, I came upon another interesting wood carving along the shores of The Pogue. Someone here at the park is obviously a fan of the Irish poet Seamus Heaney! This line is taken from his… Continue Reading “Poetry in Nature”

Bird Sanctuary ART

The Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary inhabits several city blocks – sandwiched between 2nd and 3rd Avenues and running from 111th Street to 117th Street. The small building in the photo above sits at one of the trailheads and had the coolest, folk-artsy door painting!… Continue Reading “Bird Sanctuary ART”

A Shore Thing

One thing is for “shore” – there’s no shortage of sand, grassy dunes and wide-open sky along the Jersey coast. Everyone who lives in the mid-Atlantic states knows that when talking about the coastal vacation hot spots you are either a Jersey Shore aficionado… Continue Reading “A Shore Thing”

The Pogue

For our Sunday road trip, we traveled to Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park. The forecast called for rain and high winds later in the day so we arrived at the park around 11:30 hoping to beat the weather and take a brisk walk. It was… Continue Reading “The Pogue”