Driving north from Boston to Burlington, Vermont, we turned off the Interstate 89 to check out Stowe on a grey, damp, early Spring day.
It’s March, so shoulder season between skiing and summer. We were treated to a quiet but inviting short walk around the town.
I loved the effect of the paint wearing off the bricks here.
Whoa! Look at the size of the doorway on this church!
I was particularly interested to note that the local elementary school is next door to the town library & arts centre, which in turn, is next to a museum – a school museum. I was touched by message this sends. Teaching an appreciation for history, art and reading.
Nicely done, Stowe!
Linked to Norm’s Thursday Doors
This morning we woke up to find we’d received a fresh dusting of snow overnight. Pretty? Yes. But it was difficult to detect any signs of green in the landscape.
(Geranium cuttings biding their time on the kitchen window sill.)
C’mon Mother Nature! March is the month of things green. For instance, Number One son’s birthday is on St Patrick’s Day, thereby painting the weekend with all things green…. Mostly an artificial green.
Its the time to plant seeds in anticipation of this years garden. Onion, tomato and pepper. But those green are months away.
So, I’m taking you back to last summer’s garden for an uplifting hit of that verdant shade.
Some garden froth.
A Beach Plum before it’s time.
A harvest of peas.
Some Seyval Blanc.
Tonight we observe Earth Hour. Just another way to get our “Green” on.
And … last night’s dusting of snow had melted away during the day, confirming that we are on the other side of winter. Greener days are ahead!
WPC – it IS easy being green
In this instance, the road taken is the road that takes me home. Highway 103, heading south …