Sun setting on the pond
Going out in the canoe
Taffy watching the others play
There were taken at the State Park off of Rt. 9 between Wilmington and Bennington. I have been driving past it for years, always wanted to go in there, but never seem to get to it. My husband took our grandson the week before a did well with fishing so I told jester's mom about it and we tried it. We were really happy we did!Wow, beautiful! Were these photos taken in Vermont?
:rofl: YES!! You are the only one that put that together! We went out right after Taffy was all done with her beauty appointment. So, even though we love our poodles pretty, we also love to let them be dogs! LOLawww..was all this after you got her all beautified???? I love you pics, I showed them to my husband, the scenery I have to agree with him is aw inspiring! I love places like that, to bad we don't find them here....Maybe someday we will find a place like that to go. The dogs look like they had a blast!
I was soooo funny. I'm letting jester's mom post the pics with her dogs in it so I don't have the one up here where she tried to sleep on Billy's sister, Grace, first. That was hysterical and definitely did not go over well with Grace. I had to bring her over to Billy so she could sleep with the right dog. They are adorable together. Taffy usually sleeps right on top of Billy like they do in a puppy pile. Billy is a real good sport about it.Love the "watercolor painting" and of course the poodle pictures. I don't think I'll ever get tired of looking at poodle pictures. Billy looks like he enjoys having Taffy to cuddle with.
My husband is always looking online at property in Vermont. It seems so beautiful. We live in Southern California, in the Los Angeles area. It's not as pretty here, but we do have better weather. My husband is always looking at beautiful homes and farms there. We have two children, and I just don't know how they would adjust to moving somewhere far from a large city.
Population 800 sounds heavenly!!!! Where do I sign up!!!! The country side is stunning and I love the pics!
That is a tough one. I moved from North Adams, MA, a small city, to Readsboro, population 800, with two children. It was hard for them at first but everyone adjusted and all was well.
You have to love the four seasons because we get them all. You have to learn how to drive in the snow. We have to relearn during the first couple of snow storms every year.
If you live rural like us, you need to have a freezer and keep it filled. Have candles and/or oil lamps; you're going to need them. I happen to enjoy power outages. It's like camping, cooking on the wood stove and quietly having conversation or reading by the oil lamps. Wood stoves also provide heat if it is cold and heats your water for cleaning up and doing dishes.
The closest town is 25 minutes from us. But that is why we love it. You are living free, quiet, and happy in the countryside but we can get to a town for shopping, doctors, etc. between 25 to 40 minutes depending on which one you choose. For us, it's part of our big outing once a week.
There are certainly trade-offs but I wouldn't trade my life style for any other!
LoL, how funny about Taffy trying to catch her own fish! What fun!