Tag Archives: Kids

The Little Patriot

When I made this photo I was taken by the enthusiasm of this kid, sitting off by himself, thoroughly enjoying the parade and his chance to join in the festivities. Every passing fire truck, band and marching unit was cause … Continue reading

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The Vacation bump in the road

Do you remember those days as a kid… The day finally arrives when your vacation starts. Into the car, getting on the road and someone, don’t know who, told the Transportation Department that you were Leaving today taking this road … Continue reading

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Memorial Day and Memories

Photo was taken on Rte 22A just south of Vergennes in June 2007. Some of you may be old enough to remember as kids, buying a roll or two of red, white and blue crepe paper with which we decorated … Continue reading

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The last warm days

One takes advantage of these days; early October is color change, warm sunny days and chilly nights, the harbinger of things to come. Any weekend where the sun is out, smart Vermonters make use of the free warmth. Soon the … Continue reading

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The Last of Steam Power

Looking at the drive wheel of a Union Pacific Bug Boy engine, one might find it hard to understand how a small driver could produce such power. the drive wheels were small, not like the large ones on passenger locomotives. … Continue reading

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The Surfers

Cape May Boardwalk running along Beach Ave is a quiet place before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. The locals get a change to enjoy the ocean particularly in April and early May. The water is cold, it’s windy and … Continue reading

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Mother and Child

In my wanderings, I wound up at my sister’s house. She and her husband had just bought the place and needed a tyke to help fill up some of the space. She obliged. My arrival was around Christmas eve, 1970. … Continue reading

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The face in your eyelids

How many times when you’ve had a fever, maybe not a high one but around 100.6° and you’re not asleep and not awake. You know there is some one in the room, close, very close, for you can sense them. … Continue reading

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There’s something on…

…on my fingers. After you go to sleep you don’t want to leave extremities ticking out from under the covers. You never know who is going to visit and fingers are tasty to nibble on for certain critters. As all … Continue reading

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The fell Swamp

This will be tomorrow’s 5/4’s work. I’m going into the hospital, hope to be out tomorrow but perhaps not. All those critters in your dreams have to have a place to live. Most of them won’t exist in dry areas … Continue reading

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