Friday, 20 October 2017

Taftsville Covered Bridge

Taftsville bridge is found along Route 4 just outside of Woodstock VT, and was built in 1836 by local man Solomon Emmons.

It is the second longest covered bridge in Vermont.

After tropical storm Irene destroyed the bridge in 2011, it was closed for 2 years and rebuilt.

I wonder what caused the present damage to the bridge under Taftsville sign?

Apparently these are 'vernacular' and unique truss designs. Very impressive too!

Linking today with Willy Nilly Friday HERE

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Cloudland Road in Fall

This has to be one of the sweetest spots in Vermont (from the little I've seen!). I told my husband we should live here!!

I think Cloudland Road was a great name choice for this area.

So thankful for a wonderful trip and a dream come true for me and for the patience of my hubby who had to hit the brakes every few yards when I yelled 'STOP!' and leapt out of the car for yet another shot!

Sharing with Michelle for Thankful Thursday HERE

Gosia for Good Fences HERE

Skywatch Friday HERE

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Farm Stands

We stopped by this farm selling their homemade cheese on Route 7 Vermont and I'll admit it was this cool old truck with the sign on it that made us stop and go back.

In the front of the farm shop, there was another old truck with pumpkins on the back and a good sign.

Back along Cloudland Road this bright red barn was part of Elm Grove Farm and they had a neat little old wagon with produce for sale including famous Vermont Maple Syrup.  We brought some home for our pancakes!

Linking HERE with Signs, Signs!

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Cloudland School, Vermont

I'm just home from a wonderful fall road trip in New England, so apologies for not being around to visit but I'm hoping to catch up today.

Cloudland Road,  Woodstock Vermont, has to be one of the most beautiful places we travelled.  These were taken last Saturday Oct. 14.  The weather was perfect, the skies were blue and here the foliage was lovely though just past peak in some places and in others not quite peak.  Apparently this fall  was one of the 'weird' foliage seasons.

This was the schoolhouse right on the hilltop and was in use until 1954. Now it's a private property.

Joining Tom for Tuesday's Treasures HERE

Our World Tuesday HERE

Image-in-ing HERE

Sunday, 15 October 2017


Just a clue as to where I ve been the past couple of days...

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Loughshore Walk

 At the end of September I was north of Belfast & stopped for a walk along the lough, thankful for a day of sunshine after days of rain.