the Friend Ship lollipop

i added going for a sail on this boat to my bucket list.  Lake Champlain, Burlington, Vermont

watching the sun dance

on the shore of Lake Champlain, Vermont. The light was interrupted only by the masts of the sailboats.

first build the sailboat

then the fireplace mantel for it to rest upon. i’m glad he had his priorities right, otherwise, i wouldn’t have been able to shoot his amazing work. he builds anything, his house, his sailboats, a schooner, chairs…everything was him. then i found a sewing machine in his house…i thought it opposite from all that he…

Vermont rocks

My parents are flying 1,250 miles from Alabama to Vermont…for its rocks. We live in Alabama. My mother can’t find Vermont’s equal in rocks here in Birmingham’s red clay.  The black & white rocks were found by my mom on their many sailing adventures on Lake Champlain. Their sailboat, Gypsy Soul, & the wind, took…

escape from Vermont winter to this bliss

The vacation most dream of brought to life by photographer Kingman Penniman Jr.  His families’ spring break was spent at Sugar Beach, Jalousie Plantation, Soufriere, Saint Lucia.  Anyone in need of color from the dullness of winter? Here you go.