Category Archives: Vermont Camping

Paddling Ricker Pond

Launching our boats right from the campsite, we took a wonderful paddle on Ricker Pond, watching loons, Observing the Great Blue Heron And just getting some sun and exercise in a pretty setting Even my blog-writing site is hard to … Continue reading

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A Ride on the West River Rail Trail

I have walked, skied, and biked rail trails around the East and have to say that the West River one is the best I’ve seen. It’s scenic, very burst, and remote so I can let my anti-social (re dogs) Vizsla … Continue reading

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A Shakedown Cruise

After trading some honey for future goodies from my friends at the Post Office Cafe, Penny and I launched on a short shakedown cruise. My brother had lent me a bike rack so we strapped on the old man’s bicycle … Continue reading

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West River Railroad

When I see remnants of the West River Railroad like I did while camping this week, I think of my dad. About 80 years ago, he was a poor kid from Lynn, MA who signed up for the Civilian Conservation … Continue reading

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Winhall Brook Campground

On our first night at Winhall Brook Campground, a crisp fall temperature┬átaxed our puny electric heater so we cranked up the radiant heater in the early morning to take off the chill. Penny loves it; she curls up right in … Continue reading

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