Category Archives: Road Trips

October: Apple Tasting at Scott Farm

Just north of Brattleboro lies Dummerston, Vermont, home to Scott Farm. A long-time dairy farm, Scott Farm was tranformed into an apple orchard in the mid-20th century by owner Fred Holbrook. In 1995 Mr. Holbrook donated his farm to the … Continue reading

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Apple Picking at DeMeritt Hill Farm

This past Saturday we met up with our oldest son, his wife, and his wife’s sister in Lee New Hampshire to do some apple picking at DeMeritt Hill Farm. Elisa and I arrived a bit early, so we spent a … Continue reading

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Prairie Home Companion Live at Tanglewood

For my father’s day gift from my wife Elisa we went the following Saturday (June 27) to Lenox, Massachusetts and Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. It was our fourth visit to Tanglewood and the third time … Continue reading

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Whale Watch From Boston Harbor

On May 31 I went on a whale watch along with my wife, my mother-in-law, and my son Matthew. We selected the 2:00 pm whale watch tour that is run by the New England Aquarium. Prior to boarding the ship, … Continue reading

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Camp Stark: New Hampshire’s WWII POW Camp

Northern New Hampshire is a beautiful place. The Connecticut lakes at the headwaters of the Connecticut river are pristine and wonderful, and the wide variety of activities draw people north all year around. If you should happen to find yourself … Continue reading

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