The past few months have been moving quickly. Life on the East Coast seems to go even faster because the states are so close together and it is easy to find yourself in a new area within hours. The climate varies quite a bit too, which keeps the packing interesting.
So, here I am back on LBI. Just last Wednesday I was in New York, a place that I find calming. I know most people associate “calming” with a beach or a more rural environment. For me… NYC has it all. Design, healthy delicious foods, stunning architecture. Everyone is familiar with New York, so I don’t feel like I need to go on. Here are some images I took while wandering around last week.
The next destination was beautiful Vermont. This is a place that probably resinates better with people as being a peaceful place. It too is calming for me as there is still enough going on and it reaches me on another aesthetic level. Quechee is a place with generous landscapes; rivers, lakes, mountains and a whole lot of green. case and point:
Also, Quechee is home to the lovely Simon Pearce. Here is the original place where they make the most stunning wares. I have a few images of the basement level of Simon Pearce where the glass is carefully blown and crafted to eventually live upstairs in the retail shop. The restaurant and grounds aren’t bad either. I have to admit it is one of my favorite places in that area.