Our Winter Landscape

This afternoon I was able to get out for a short hike with my fine fury friend. Ruff loves the cold weather and snow. Heck he’d just assume sit in a snow bank all day.

Under sunny skies, a 4 degree temperature and a wind making it feel sub zero we headed to Nanticoke lake for our little adventure. Once we arrived I noticed there was more snow out there than here at home. But a lot of it seemed to be drifting. We made our way to the lake and met two guys ice fishing. I asked if they knew how thick the ice was and they said about 10-12 inches. It felt weird walking on a lake that I routinely paddle. Ruff was in dog heaven! It was cold, there was snow, other humans and the sniffs were abundant.

Our winter landscape can be beautiful if not stunning, I was in my glory as well.

 

Cheers!

Ruff taking in all there is to sniff at Nanticoke lake January 7th 2018. © Joe Geronimo
Ice fishing on Nanticoke lake January 7th 2018. © Joe Geronimo
Ruff loving Nanticoke lake January 7th 2018. © Joe Geronimo
Ruff & I Nanticoke lake January 7th 2018. © Joe Geronimo
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Postcard of the Week:

Vintage "Ski Vermont" 1970's postcard. © collection of Joe Geronimo
Vintage “Ski Vermont” 1970’s postcard. © collection of Joe Geronimo

This week’s “postcard of the Week” happens to be one of my most favorite. It took me a while to acquire this one as I just love the graphics on this!

1. Barre Skyline, 2. Bromley, 3. Birdseye Mt., 4. Black Mt., 5. Burke Mt., 6. Burrington Hill, 7. Carinthia. 8. Cold Hollow Mt., 9. Dutch Hill. 10. Glendale, 11. Glen Ellen. 12. High Pond, 13. Hogback, 14. Jay Peak, 15. Judgement Ridge, 16. Killington, 17. Living Memorial, 18. Lyndon Outing Club, 19. Mad River Glen, 20. Magic Mt., 21. Middlebury Snow Bowl, 22. Mt. Ascutney, 23. Mt. Mansfield, 24. Mt. Snow, 25. Mt. Tom, 26. Northeast Slopes, 27. Northfield, 28. Okemo Mt., 29. Peacham Community, 30. Pico Peak, 31. Pine Top, 32. Prospect Mt., 33. Smugglers Notch, 34. Snow Valley, 35. Springfield, 36. Stratton Mt., 37. Sugarbush, 38. Suicide Six, 39. Underhill Ski Bowl.