Our residence, Woodford State Park, Vermont
View from our campground
One of Vermont's many lakes/marshes
Steve with Jack, taking a break from his bottle
Reading with Mom. (Yes, I was as tired as I look.)
John and Keith assess the grounds
John and Keith fish to celebrate Keith's birthday
Still looking for the name of this flower.
Morning dew after a rainstorm
Beautiful, rustic barn along the roadside
Van Gogh's Starry Night moose
Bennington Battle Monument (in background), dedicated to the famous Battle of Bennington that took place during the Revolutionary war in 1777, is a 306' stone obelisk opened to the public in 1891
Building (now a gift shop) where ammunition and food were kept during the Battle of Bennington
Monument to Brigadier General John Stark, who led the colonials in the Battle of Bennington. In a toast commemorating the battle, Stark wrote, "Live free or die: Death is not the worst of evils."
View from the top of Battle of Bennington Monument
Jack and Grandma Cheryl on September 29, 2012
Jack enjoying Vermont's cool weather with Grandma Cheryl
Scott Bridge, one of the many famous bridges in Vermont.
Scott Bridge from the inside
We enjoyed a fabulous cheese tasting at Grafton Village Cheese Co. in Brattlesboro, VT. Try the 3-year-aged cheddar, the Leyden cheese (flavored with cumin), and the Clothbound Cheddar (which any Gruyere fan will like).
Grandma Cheryl in covered bridge at old Grafton Village Cheese Co. grounds.
Karen Dierking in covered bridge at old Grafton Village Cheese Co. grounds.
Karen and Cheryl in bridge at Grafton Village Cheese Co.
Old sled outside Vermont County Store
A piece of homemade apple pie to celebrate Keith Dierking's birthday
Grandpa Spiegelhalter force-feeding a rattle to Jack
Jack chews on his rattle with Grandpa Spiegelhalter
"What's so funny?"
"Are you going to growl at me again?"
Cheryl, Karen, Meg, and Jack at Mount Snow for a ride on the chair lift.
Jack and Mom at Mount Snow
It's a no go. No infants allowed on the chairlift - even if they are as big as an 12-month old.
We took a quick detour to Shaftsbury, VT, and discovered Steve's long-ago kindred spirit.
Jack in front of an old, whitewashed building in Center Shaftsbury Cemetery
Jack with Dad at Center Shaftsbury Cemetery