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dusk falls

dusk falls, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. Vermont. Life is quiet here.

Vermont Winter

Vermont Winter, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. This was taken last winter with my point and shoot. But this is about what it looks like outside right now. Winter in Vermont. Gotta love it. Or not. As an acquaintance of mine who winters in San Diego put it: “We scurry away at the end of Fall […]

Breakfast Doesn’t Get Any Weirder Than This

Um, I Don’t Remember Inviting a Daschund For Breakfast, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. Windsong (a 5 week old Welara foal) is pretty sure that he did not send a written invitation to Taz (a ten year old, 12 pound miniature Dashund) to join him for breakfast. But Taz is as relentless as The Mad Hatter […]

July 4th in Vermont

Fireworks, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. Fireworks light up the night sky at the Rec Center in Saxtons River. Saxtons River, Vermont.

Red Barn Under Blue Sky

Red Barn, Blue Sky, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. We’ve been having some strange weather in these parts. Heavy rain punctuated by muggy, humid, horribly hot weather, and occasionally alleviated by breathtaking blue skies offset by white fluffy clouds. Guess that’s global warming for ya. But we still count ourselves lucky to live in this beautiful […]


Moooo, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. After feeling frightened of the odd creature with the strange greeting, J decides to make a new friend and fluff up her hay at the same time. Now this is a kid who has no fear of Walter The Goat, a barnyard family pet with fearsome horns, but then again, […]

Portrait of Migrant Farm Workers

Portrait of Migrant Farm Workers, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. When I hopped between the lettuce patches and asked if I could take his photo, he didn’t miss a beat. “You gonna give me six bucks?” he asked in a heavy Jamaican patois. “If that’s what you need,” I said. His co-workers scoffed and mumbled that […]

Portrait of a Vermont Carpenter

Portrait of a Vermont Carpenter, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. When you work you are a flute Through whose heart The whispering of the hours Turns to music –Kahil Gibran He’s been in jail and the U.S. army. He’s broken most of the bones in his body. He shot off his big toe while hunting. He’s […]

Rockin’ Pom Poms

Rockin’ Pom Poms, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. After a busy birthday party day at the gym, filled with high bars, low bars and somersaults, these colorful pom poms had a certain someone feeling decidedly cheer leader slap-happy. And there wasn’t a shutter speed fast enough for this burst of joyful exultation. At the gym. Westminster, […]

Grafton Town Hall & Post Office

Grafton Town Hall & Post Office, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. Just another day in Vermont.