Get Lost in Vermont – Vermont’s Naked Summer of 1937

Vermont’s Naked Summer of 1937 Sometimes it feels like the internet hasn’t come to Vermont.  News of what happens here, including odd historical fads, never leave the boundaries of this great state.  No trend was more unusual than Vermont’s Summer of 1937.  A summer marked by high temperatures, low rainfall, and nudity.  Record scratch!  Yes,…

Get Lost in Vermont – Tsar Island

The seventh of fifty possibly fictional places to visit in Vermont you won’t find in any travel guide. These are the places the locals keep to themselves, and if you go, you’ll soon learn why. Tsar Island I was researching some of Lake Champlain’s smaller islands when I discovered the peculiar history of Potato Island….

Get Lost in Vermont – The House with Mirrored Windows

The fifth of fifty possibly fictional places to visit in Vermont you won’t find in any travel guide. These are the places the locals keep to themselves and if you go, you’ll soon learn why. The House with Mirrored Windows There’s an old Victorian house just west of Ludlow that once belonged in a Norman…

Get Lost in Vermont – The Green Hole

The fourth of fifty possibly fictional places to visit in Vermont you won’t find in any travel guide. These are the places the locals keep to themselves and if you go, you’ll soon learn why. The Green Hole Lovely watering holes dot the state of Vermont. Many have found popularity due to Instagram, with out-of-state…

Get Lost in Vermont – The Treasure of Main Street

The third of fifty possibly fictional places to visit in Vermont you won’t find in any travel guide. These are the places the locals keep to themselves and if you go, you’ll soon learn why. The Treasure of Main Street Commuters and residents who drive through Burlington Vermont are all too familiar with the constant…

Get Lost in Vermont – The Statue of Prosperity

The second of fifty fictional places to visit in Vermont you won’t find in any travel guide. These are the places the locals keep to themselves and if you go, you’ll soon learn why. The Statue of Prosperity A benefit of a summer drought is the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the copper green…

Get Lost In Vermont – The Vampires of the Northeast Kingdom

The first of fifty places to visit in Vermont you won’t find in any travel guide. These are the places the locals keep to themselves and if you go you’ll soon learn why. The Vampires of the Northeast Kingdom Despite all the signs, most residents of Vermont will never see a moose. The ones who…

Saturday

I’m pivoting from filmmaking.  It’s served me well but my love is the story.  In that spirit, I’m attempting a short story a week. No genre is safe. Here we go.   ______________________________________________________ Saturday morning, I woke to the sounds of a large truck driving down our road. It was early, but my brother had been…

The Gamer

Some nights when I put the kids to bed my eyes are too tired to read, but I still need to deliver a story.  Usually, these freestyle tales meander with no plot, but sometimes the kids like them and I’ll write them down for another day.  ______________________________ THE GAMER King Franz was a merciful king…