It's coming. It will be soon now..... Fall colors have been a
little slow to date in the Killington region. But you can sense
change is imminent. What has been a warm and relatively damp late
summer is quickly turning into fall.
While it is just beginning, in my travels around Killington this
week there are distinct signs that fall colors are getting ready to
make their annual appearance. Colors are not distinctive yet by any
measure, but noticable changes are taking place.
In a blog post on April 7th I commented on a recall letter I had
received from Honda North America informing me about a potentially
life threating problem with the Takata airbags used in my 2011
Posted by Mary On Monday I went Mountain Biking for the first time
since opening the inn. Merisa, our bar tender, was my
guide/instructor... and it was great! A week ago I hiked the
beginner trails on Snowshed early in the morning to do a
Summer season is at full swing in Killington. With July 4th weekend
behind us, the summer is now ramping up in a big way. This weekend
at the Birch Ridge Inn we have 3 separate events taking place.
Small Plate Thursdays return for the summer season tomorrow night.
Independence day weekend already... With the swirl of politics
gracing the airways, and American flags flying at every turn, it is
definitely easy to feel patriotic. Summer is entering full swing at
It has been a busy spring.... With the summer solstice just behind
us, and the long days of summer ahead of us, Mary and I are
wrapping up most of the projects we set out to accomplish this
spring. Major projects, including repairing siding and painting the
exterior of the inn were have been (mostly) completed by trusted
That was a short break..... With summer just around the corner, the
restaurant at the Birch Ridge Inn will re-open for the Memorial Day
weekend. In a change from the script of past years where we closed
the restaurant for spring hiatus at the end of April to re-open
just before July 4th, we decided that this year we would try
The phrase on the letter from Honda was in bold print and quite
jarring. My car, my beautiful little 2011 mint condition CRV whose
odometer just turned 30K could kill me. In all my years on the
planet, it was the most blood curdling letter I have ever received
from a corporation.
Spring has descended over the Green Mountains this week with a
vengence. Early in the week, temperatures soared into the high 60's
low 70's turing Killington into a wonderland of soft spring snow.
By mid-week, the unmentionable happened.