View from the Brickhouse, Shellburne Farms, Shellburne, VT
Ron's son Jonathan lives with his partner, Kory, in an apartment in the Brickhouse. This is a view of Lake Champlain from their driveway!
Ron's pic of the view from the Brick House
Driveway to the Brickhouse, Shellburne Farms, Shellburne, VT
Jonathan and Kory's driveway!
The Brickhouse, Shellburne Farms, Shellburne, VT
Jonathan and Kory live an apartment in the big house (left end of this picture). The House is used by Board Members of the Shellburne Museum during special meetings. Other times it is empty.
The View from Jonathan and Kory's Flower Garden
The garden is a few steps from the back door of the Brick House apartment.
Cows on Shellburne Farms as we walk path to Lake Champlain
Shellburne is a working farm.
A Walk to Lake Champlain from the Brick House in late afternoon
Ron, Jonathan, and Kory up ahead on the path to the Lake.
Late afternoon sun on the trees above Lake Champlain
The sun is setting over the Lake and reflecting back on the trees. So lovely.
Lake Champlain at Sunset
The path from the Brick House leads to this lovely spot on the Lake.
Jonathan Mikulak and Kory Rodgers at the Lake
Jonathan is an MFA graphic artist and adjunct professor at Champlain College. Kory is the senior curator at the Shellburne Museum.
Ron and his son Jonathan at Lake Champlain
The Boys skipping stones at Lake Champlain
Gail and Ron at Lake Champlain
Jonathan took this picture. Love it!
Sunset at Lake Champlain on October 2, 2016
The clouds obscure the sunset but still pretty.
The view from our condo in Stowe, VT
Ron is having his morning coffee talking to his son Matthew on the phone. We just loved this view!
The Von Trapp Farm, Stowe, VT
The Von Trapp's escaped from Austria and settled in Stowe, VT. This is a private home on the farm.
Flower garden at Von Trapp Lodge, Stowe, VT
The Von Trapp Lodge has incredible landscaping and flower gardens. Even in October, so much was still in bloom.
Rock wall in front of Von Trapp Lodge, Stowe, VT
Beautiful landscaping with many stone walls.
Flower box at Von Trapp Lodge
View of the mountains from Von Trapp Lodge
It was an overcast, foggy day in the mountains.
Flowers in the Von Trapp Gardens
Rock Wall, Von Trapp Gardens, with Green Mountains in Background
Baby Cow, Von Trapp Farms
Love these shaggy guys at Von Trapp
Von Trapp Flower Garden, Stowe, VT, October 2016
Zinnia, Von Trapp Gardens
Von Trapp Gardens with Mountains in Distance
Rock Wall at Von Trapp's Lodge
Summer Flowering Hyacinth, Von Trapp Lodge
White Church in downtown Stowe, VT
Ron drinking his cream soda at the Stowe Public House
Great people watching location.
Road up to Smuggler's Notch from Stowe, VT
Smuggler's Notch on an overcast foggy day
Smuggler's Notch rock formations on a cloudy day
Smuggler's Notch in the Clouds
Hike to Bingham Falls Outside Stowe, VT
Between Smuggler's Notch and Stowe is a path to Bingham Falls. It was a little wet and slippery but had to get the pic!
Bingham Falls, Stowe, VT
I captured this from the bottom of a very, steep, wet, slippery trail.
Road down from Smuggler's Notch after Bingham Falls
Horses, Mountains, and Fall Foliage, Stowe, VT
This is a shot after Bingham Falls as we were driving back into Stowe in late afternoon.
Moss Glen Falls, outside Stow, VT
If you look at the very bottom of the photo, you can see another photographer which provides some scale for this falls.
Grafitti in birch tree on path to Moss Glen Falls
Fall foliage on path to Moss Glen Falls
Interesting Home on Road to Moss Glen Falls
View of Stowe from Sunset Rock
We found a nice easy hike to a hill above Stowe with this view. It was mid-day and the light is harsh, but would be a great place to catch a pic at sunset.
Ron at Sunset Rock, Stowe, VT
Ron Above a Glacial Kettle Hole, Sunset Rock, Stowe, VT
A kettle hole is formed by a retreating glacier when a block of ice calves off from rest of glacier and melts into the glacial outwash plain.
A close up of the Kettle Hole, Sunset Rock, Stowe, VT