Monthly Archives: August 2006

Wrong Whale Tale

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That is a whale, a hump back whale I believe, from a whale watching trip we went on in September of 2000. That was not the photo I was looking for but it came up in my search. No, we … Continue reading

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Leading Pigs

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They say you can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink. Fortunately pigs are easy to lead with a bit of food. This is Mark and Charlie, or Shark and Marley as I sometimes mistakenly call … Continue reading

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Premises ID & NAIS Dead in Vermont

Mandatory Premises ID registration and the USDA’s proposed National Animal Identification System (NAIS) are dead in Vermont! See this article for more details. In a nutshell, which is where these programs belongs, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture (AoA) has finally … Continue reading

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Final Vermont Premises ID Hearings Today

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If you are in Vermont today be sure to go to the final Premises ID hearings being held today, Thursday, August 17th, 2006 by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture in Randolph from 9:30 to 11:30 am at the VTC-Langevin Building … Continue reading

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Amaryllis Bloom Red

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This Amaryllis was given to me by my father as a bulb. The bloom was beautiful so at its peak I captured it in 9MegaPixels of glory with my Fuji FinePix E900 digital camera. I used the same technique I … Continue reading

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Bookstores

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A winter photo to help us remember that it isn’t always summer time.This gem is in Plainfield, Vermont. The first floor of his house is filled to overflowing with books packed into shelves in every room. Even the porch has … Continue reading

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Rainbow’s End

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I rarely am able to get a good photo of rainbows. Usually they are too weak and the sky contrast too great. This one in the evening was a rare exception. Holly came down from the new barn construction site … Continue reading

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Knock-Knock! Who’s There?

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In Sunday’s panorama of our construction site there were two dogs (that I can find). One of the dogs, the easy one, is in the foreground near the pond – lower right side of the image. The other dog, looks … Continue reading

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Construction Panorama 2006 August

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The landscape has changed a bit with our big dig. Off to the far left you can see the tree-house and beyond that Sugar Mountain. Directly across over the house is Haden Hill. To the right is the new upper … Continue reading

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New Upper Pond

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Will kayaking out to place a measuring stick. We have a new pond. We have a new pond because the big Caterpillar 320C excavator was here digging out the ledge around the new barn site. We were digging ledge because … Continue reading

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