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Sunday, July 16, 2006

Summertime on the Winooski

Posted By on Sun, Jul 16, 2006 at 4:11 PM

If you're reading this, you're probably not outside. Too bad — it's a beautiful day. Of course, I'm not out enjoying myself, either. I'm hunched over my desk writing a story for next week's paper. Sigh.

Fortunately, I spent all day yesterday outside, traveling the length of the Winooski River with Charles Fish, author of In the Land of the Wild Onion. His capable narration caused me to view that waterway with new eyes. Here's a shot from the most scenic spot we visited, above the Bolton Dam.

I-89 runs across the bank from where I was standing when I took this picture. I drive past it all the time, and I had no idea this gorge even existed. That's Camel's Hump in the distance.

You can read all about our trip on Wednesday.

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Cathy Resmer

Cathy Resmer

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Deputy publisher Cathy Resmer is an organizer of the Vermont Tech Jam, and compiles a weekly tech e-newsletter. She also oversees Seven Days' parenting publication, Kids VT, and created the Good Citizen Challenge, a youth civics initiative. Resmer began her career at Seven Days as a freelance writer in 2001. Hired... more

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