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Sep 14, 2017 - Under Contract Yahoo!!!!!!!

Our house is under contract and we are thrilled. Now we move through the process of inspection and appraisal. Our goal is to have everything complete by Oct 6th 2017 closing is scheduled for Oct 20th 2017. We are planning to make our move south the first week of Oct 2017. We’ve got the majority of our things packed and ready to be loaded. We will be driving a U-Haul truck with a tow dolly and also drive our Van to Myrtle Beach SC. Will keep you posted when we get closer to our actual leaving day….

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Jul 8, 2017 - Montpelier, VT

It finally stopped raining after about 3 hours of driving. We stopped in Burlington to see the Waterfront. We found out from Sara where Bernie Sanders office was so we walked into town which was only a few blocks up a hill. There was another festival going on in their downtown. When we got to Bernie's office which was not visible from the outside a girl who worked in his office walked out. We talked to her for a few minutes. After walking back to our car we drove for about a half hour or so to our hotel, getting lost a little bit and found...

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Jul 17, 2015 - On s’en va en vacances!

Version courte : Départ de la maison après souper à 19h15. Direction Montpelier, Vermont. Il fait nuageux et il pleuvra durant le trajet. Passage des douanes pour la I-89. Justin dit « Allô Monsieur Police ». Nous voyons 3 chevreuils. Citation du jour : Justin déclare « On s’en va en vacances! » Pensée parentale philosophique du jour : Si tous les enfants du monde entier de l’univers dorment en auto… alors pourquoi pas Justin. Pourquoi nous ??? Version longue : Justin arrive en couche de la garderie car il a eu un accident en maman avait...

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À nous Cape Cod !

Oct 6, 2013 - Vermont 2013 - Day 1

We took the redeye and landed in Burlington, VT late morning. First thing on our minds was LUNCH! A short way down the freeway, we saw the sign for the capital city of Montpelier, so we stopped in. I apologize in advance for not taking a picture of the amazing capital building - but our minds were a one-way street at that point. Just past the capital building, we found Kismet Farm to Table. The food was amazing, service was great, ambiance was relaxing. If you are there try the scallops and the homemade ginger/honey tea. If you know us, you...

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Jul 23, 2013 - Vermont

Tuesday 23 – Travel Day through the country roads of Vermont. Beautiful scenery. Lots of signs warning of Moose crossings, but never saw one… Wed. 24 – Today we toured the capital building of Vermont in Montpelier. Montpelier is the smallest capital city in the U.S. The House and Senate chambers are the oldest legislative chambers still in their original condition. In the Cedar Creek Reception Room hangs a 10 X 20 painting, ‘The Battle of Cedar Creek’. The Old Vermont Brigade in the center of the picture lead a rally that would reverse a...

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UP, UP and AWAY!

Jun 20, 2013 - Two days of work IN THE SUN!

Did you see the first picture? We have a friend who is an artist who made that for me and sent it here as a surprise. I may have to change my name! I'm all ready thinking about what kind of frame I'm going to make for it when I get home. THANKS LM Yesterday back to work. Weather beautiful...rented both pontoon boats, sold some gas, did some maintenance. As soon as five rolled around, shot out of the marina, cleaned up, and Pat and I went to Rays Fish House with another couple who also work here. Had great meals but no booze...after we went...

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Jun 18, 2013 - Our Trip To Montpelier

Today we went to Montpelier, the capital of Vermont. Lucky and Joe had stopped there on their way to visit us a few weeks ago. They said it was pretty cool, so we were eager to get going early and see the city. Pat (7AM): Pathfinder...get up Pathfinder: Unnngh Pat (7:30): Pathfinder...get up! Pathfinder: Mmmmpfhh Pat (8:00): Pathfinder...get up!! So bright and early (around 10) we headed south to Montpelier...a bright eyed Pathfinder at the wheel. An hour or so later we dropped off I-89 and drove right to the Visitor Center. The folks there...

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Aug 2, 2012 - Parting Ways

After breakfast, we checked out, and drove out of town. Ellen and I had decided to get to the border, cross, and lunch in Newport, Vermont at the EastSide Restaurant on Lake Memphermagog ( local pronunciation is mem-fra-may-gog). It felt good to stretch our legs and refuel our bodies ( the cars had already been refueled). After lunch we got back on the road and after thirty minutes parted ways. Ellen went south and east to Rhode Island and I went west to Montpelier - Vermont's Capitol - the smallest capitol city in the United States....

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Sep 29, 2010 - Vermont Maple Syrup

Today we drove a few miles to see how real maple syrup is made. The state of Vermont sets a standard that the sugarhouse must adhere to. First the Sugar Maple trees have to be 40 years old before they can be tapped for the sap. The tree is drilled with 2 holes each winter and a tap is pounded into the hole and a bucket is hung on the tap to catch the sap. The sap is collected during the winter months and is boiled down to evaporate all the water from the sugar. The sugar content must measure precisely 67% before it is put into containers to...

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Sep 28, 2010 - Montpelier, Vermont

This morning Mary was feeling better so we decided to take a short hike and headed to the trail head of the Appalachian Trail about 2 miles from our campground in Shelburne, New Hampshire. We had a nice hike along Rattle Creek with no sounds except the quite sounds of the woods and the rushing sound of the creek as it passed us by. We took some pictures and never saw another person until we came back to the trail head parking lot. There a car pulled up just as we got back to the clearing the two guys in the car spotted me and asked if they...

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Aug 30, 2010 - Montpelier, Vermont

8/30 – 8/31 The last stop for this month was a Wal-Mart parking lot in 123 miles (SR16, SR171, SR25, US3, I-93, SR25, I-91, SR25, US302, SR62) near Montpelier, Vermont. On this stop we: >visited with Mike and Lisa who live in Warren, Vermont. Mike went to college with us and played folk music with Ken for many years. He was a professional musician most of his life and just retired from the Woods Tea Company singing group. It was great seeing Mike and Lisa. >took a factory tour of Rock of Ages in Graniteville. This was a great tour which...

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Jun 9, 2010 - Our Suite is back!

May 17 - after we spent the weekend at our daughter Jen's in Massachusetts, helping her work on her house, I headed out on Monday morning for Indiana. On Tuesday morning I met with Paul Cross to see how everything was progressing. They expected to have our Suite completed by the end of the day. As we have had interest in custom RV haulers for awhile, I took advantage of being in the area and traveled to Classy Chassis in Valparasio to check out their trucks and the operation. I was impressed with their products. Upon returning to Paul's I...

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