MARCH 2010 HUM
BUMPER SNICKERS SEEN IN VERMONT
SEEN A GOOD ONE LATELY ? LET US KNOW.
If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off!
Gardeners Do It In The Dirt
A Day Without Sunshine Is Like, Well, Night
Atheism Is A Non-prophet Organization
Get Off My Ass Before I Start To Like It
Don't Jersey Vermont
Don't Make Me Come Down There - God
VERMONT HUM REMINISCES. HERE'S THE VERY FIRST POST, DATED MARCH 18, 2006.
MAPLE SYRUP HOT FLASH
Please don't be scared away,beloved, by all the chatter regarding an iffy crop of maple syrup this year. We just purchased a half gallon from Palmer's Sugarhouse in Shelburne and it was extra yummy on our blueberry pancakes.
HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY, LADS AND LASSIES
Seamus and Paddy were getting ready to go on a camping trip.
Seamus says," I'm taking along a gallon of whiskey, just in case of rattlesnake bites. What are you taking?"
Paddy says,"Two rattlesnakes!"
FIVE CORNERS UPDATE
Got to the Essex Junction Five Corners light just as a train was blowing through town. Oh, great! Twice the wait. Four hours instead of two.
So I left the van boxed in at the intersection, walked home and fired up my second car, an old beaut I've named Betty. She's an old Buick, tough as nails with a tender soul. Just my type.
Betty and I tooled around town, did errands, even caught lunch at Joyce's Noodle House at the Essex Outlet Fair. I think it was Joyce herself who took my order. Nice smile.
After a few hours, Betty looked tired so I guided her back to the homestead. She seemed grateful to have been able to stretch her legs, er, ball joints. I kissed her hood, and walked off quietly, feeling at peace with the Junction.
I walked back to the Five Corners, got in the van, and only had to wait about 20 minutes for the light to finally change. It was a nice day.
The lesson here is this: If you're stuck at the Five Corners with no end in sight, simply leave your car and go get another one. Do what you have to do and then go back to the light and retrieve your first car. It's really not so bad!