Wednesday, July 24, 2013

A Weekend Away:: Pawlet, Vermont

I think it is funny how life takes you on a winding path.  You might now know it about me, but my family moved to Vermont from Ohio when I was a freshman in high school and let me tell you, as a teenager, I hated every minute of it.  It was too small, there was nothing to do, the nearest shopping mall was thirty minutes away or almost two hours away (if you wanted a real mall, you know that is very important to a teenager).  When I graduated from high school, I high-tailed it to New York City, I traded the Green Mountains for tall city sky scrapers and never looked back. It has been nearly twelve years that I have been away and a recent wedding brought me back up there on different terms - I found myself relishing in the beauty of the rolling green hills, the wide-open spaces dotted with mountain springs and the field upon field of wildflowers.  I felt fortunate to be able to share a place that didn't really have that great of memories with my fiance and our (beyond happy) dog.  I hope you enjoy these photographs from Pawlet, Vermont and Mount Equinox in Manchester, Vermont.  Continue for more...
(A rustic barn)


(A sun-drenched apple tree)
(Field upon field of colorful wildflowers)
(The Indian River, Pawlet, Vermont)
(Early morning sunrise over the mountains)
(Mount Equinox, Manchester Vermont)
*All Photographs by Alison 

13 comments:

  1. fabolous place dear...
    love it
    xoxo
    happy day

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  2. Gorgeous photos, Alison! It looks like the perfect country weekend!

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  3. So stunningly idyllic. I've only ever been to Vermont once (also for a wedding!) but it was just outside Burlington. This feels more 'authentically Vermont' if that makes any sense. These photos could be from 100 years ago! xo

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  4. It's a beautiful place! But I completely understand that as a teenager it was a tough place to be. It's good you can now appreciate its beauty!
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  5. Very beautiful photographs.

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  6. sooooo beautiful!!! What an amazing getaway...perfect for the soul!

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  7. Amazing place and photos Alison, wish I was there now, it looks very restful!:) Kisses! xo

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  8. Gorgeous scenery! It's so peaceful in vermont!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  9. It's me......................

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  10. Vermont is gorgeous. As you may know, I used to live up near there/work in Vermont. I miss it already a little!

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  11. This is really gorgeous! My mom actually grew up in Vermont and the minute she graduated college she also ran to NYC. I never enjoyed visiting it when I was younger, but I haven't been in years now and I feel like I might enjoy it now.

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  12. Gorgeous photos Alison! I've only been to Vermont once (I dated a guy from Barre in college) but it was such a beautiful state!

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  13. Your photos are wonderful. It really takes me back to visiting your family when you lived there.

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