Posts published in March, 2011

Hobbit’s House

Posted on March 30, 2011 at 10:45 pm

Hobbit’s House

Or is it? Wait, they live underground. Summer retreat maybe? Whoever wove these twigs and branches had patience and a knack for intricacy. I spotted these huts in Middlebury, VT a few days ago. Of charming Middlebury I'll remember three things. A waterfall (seen below), great local cider at the Two Brothers Tavern,  and napping in a field long enough to drain the car battery with a MP3 player. ... Continue Reading

Vroman’s Nose

Posted on March 23, 2011 at 12:20 am

Vroman’s Nose

Last Saturday I drove to Middleburgh for a short hike up Vroman’s Nose... at night. I had seen a few photos online but wasn't quite prepared for the spectacular view on the Schoharie valley. We sneaked in right before sunset and half an hour later we were seating on top of the infamous ledge, facing east, waiting for the supermoon to rise. It peaked from behind the hills in a stunning fashion, a huge orange disc distorted by the horizon, ... Continue Reading