I spied Bill Amadon,(billamadon.com) an Essex artist and good friend, walking around on the frozen lake in front of our boathouse a few days ago. The lighting and distance made identification a little dodgy but the dog was hint #1 … Continue reading
Great photograph! That “Essex Ferry to Vermont” sign is posted at the entrance to the Essex-Charlotte ferry dock located two houses and one library south of Rosslyn. That’s our boathouse in the center of the image. I came across this charming Essex … Continue reading
It’s time for another Rosslyn Roundup to share everything Rosslyn-related that I didn’t get a chance to post this past week. Summer in the Champlain Valley has a way of inching along slowly, slowly, slowly and then suddenly galloping off! … Continue reading
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Tagged Adirondack Chair, Adirondack heritage, Adirondack Park, Alvin Reiner, Burnell chair, CATS, Champlain Area Trails, Charlotte VT, Essex Inn, Essex on Lake Champlain, Essex Provisions, Essex Renaissance, Essex Shipyard, Essex-Charlotte ferry, flooding, Full and By Farm, history, Kim Rielly, Live Well, Muskoka Chair, Neighborhood Nest, Old Dock Restaurant, Pantouf’s, picturesque, Rosslyn Roundup, Rudder Club, Sometimes That Happens With Chicken, Thomas Lee, Travel Writing Contest, vacation destination, Wanda Shapiro, Westport chair, Westport chari, William Daniel Ross
Last night’s moonrise over the Vermont foothills (south of the Green Mountains) was absolutely sensational! The moon started out fat and orange as it made a dramatic appearance. My bride and I first spied the moon over Lake Champlain while driving … Continue reading
Posted in Boathouse, Daily Munge, Essex New York, Historic Essex, Lake Champlain, Summer, Themes, What's Rosslyn?, Where's Rosslyn?
Tagged Essex on Lake Champlain, Essex-Charlotte ferry, ferry, Great Pumpkin, Green Mountains, Johnny's Smokehouse, June, Lake Champlain floods, moon, moonbeam, moonrise, Old Dock Restaurant, Rosslyn, Rosslyn boathouse, Vermont, waterfront, Willsboro, Willsboro NY
“We could live at Rosslyn,” I said. “What?” Susan sounded startled. “You mean buy Rosslyn and live there?” “Why not? If we lived here, if it were going to be our home instead of just an investment, maybe we could … Continue reading
Posted in Champlain Valley, Redacting Rosslyn, Themes
Tagged bocce, Essex-Charlotte ferry, fireplace, flowerbeds, Fourth of July, gin and tonic, Green Mountains, hummingbirds, investment, skiing, Susan, Vermont, waterskiing
What a pleasure to discover on Monday morning that the newest friend of the Rosslyn Redux Facebook page was Steven Rochen. Who you might ask? (Though, if you’re a Meadowmount School of Music alum, you probably already know!) Mr. Rochen … Continue reading
Posted in Adirondacks, Boathouse, Champlain Valley, Daily Munge, Essex New York, Historic Essex, Lake Champlain, Themes, What's Rosslyn?, Where's Rosslyn?
Tagged Chris Craft, czechsteve, Essex on Lake Champlain, Essex-Charlotte ferry, Facebook, Google Earth, Meadowmount School of Music, Panoramio.com, Steven Rochen, violin, William Daniel Ross
At 8:13 AM I received an email and text message from Lake Champlain Transportation notifying me (and all other ferry-watchers) of the inevitable. 4/28/11 – Effective IMMEDIATELY – Charlotte, VT – Essex, NY ferry crossing closed due to record high … Continue reading
Posted in Boathouse, Daily Munge, Essex New York, Historic Essex, Lake Champlain, Themes, What's Rosslyn?, Where's Rosslyn?
Tagged Andy Nash, Essex on Lake Champlain, Essex-Charlotte ferry, ferry, Flood, Heather Stewarts, Lake Champlain Transportation, LCT, National Weather Service, water level