A Day in Vermont

Auction Archive

Out to Pasture

September 5, 2016

If all God’s creatures have the capacity to experience joy, I think it’s the cow’s…


Crescent Bay Farm

August 29, 2016

Diversity is a way of life in Vermont. And life is good at Crescent Bay…


Summertime Friends

August 22, 2016

Summer has a way of helping us meet new friends. Maybe because we’re rollicking outside…


Life is a Carnival

August 15, 2016

As the hot August sun sets around Vermont, carnival and fair lights come up to…


The Old Grey Barn

August 8, 2016

The American Tree Farm System, celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year, is the Nation’s oldest certifier…


Daylily and Flax

August 1, 2016

I had a yellow-orange color craving last week and found it in the flower bed….


One More Cast

July 25, 2016

Evening falls on Lake Champlain against the backdrop of Mount Mansfield and Camel’s Hump. A…


Green Mountain Boys

July 18, 2016

Auction Closed: Sold via Buy Now $800 Next Auction Monday 7/25/16 The Green Mountain Boys…


The Causeway

July 11, 2016

An artist is a treasure hunter of sorts, always hungry for the next adventure. Sometimes,…


Purple Iris

July 4, 2016

A few friends joined me last week to paint in the backyard. Like most artists,…


Jetty Master

June 27, 2016

Fishing is an enjoyable pastime for some. Then there’s the professional. Patient, focused, dedicated and…


West Rutland Marsh

June 20, 2016

The West Rutland Marsh Boardwalk is one of my favorite hidden jewels. I often stop…


June Peonies

June 13, 2016

My wife never stood a chance. Our friend Mary Fran Lloyd came by last week with…


Evening Meadow

June 6, 2016

The last light of day dances across the sky before taking a final bow and…


Bellows Falls Vermont

May 30, 2016

Every year I paint at least one flowering fruit tree. This one happens to grow…


Tulip Society

May 23, 2016

Come spring, tulips are among the first flowers to arrive. Tough act to follow. They…


Arlington Green Bridge

May 16, 2016

If you play the game of art long enough, you’re gonna get dirty. To get…


Three of a Kind

May 2, 2016

Although I’ve never been there, I was feeling o’ bit of “Scottish Highlands” influence on…


Springfield Vermont

April 25, 2016

Downtown Springfield bustled along, indifferent to my presence. Painting there last week was like seeing her…


Consider Bardwell Farm

April 18, 2016

The Consider Bardwell Farm in West Pawlet produces amazing award-winning cheese. Sitting by the beautiful…


East Poultney Church

April 11, 2016

If walls could talk, community churches throughout Vermont would sure have a lot to say….


Woodstock Reflections

April 4, 2016

The rain-soaked streets of Woodstock Vermont reflect the light of a gray April day. I…


Black Cap Caucus

March 28, 2016

One of my favorite things about spring is watching and listening to all the birds….


Fair Haven Skyline

March 21, 2016

We’ve made it through winter to the first official days of Spring. The longer days…


March Madness

March 14, 2016

Fre·net·ic: Fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way. That seems to be…



March 7, 2016

Ice-Out: The disappearance of ice from the surface of a body of water (as a lake)…


High Country Snows

February 29, 2016

The snow has been a little hard to come by this winter. I’ve had to…


Big Air

February 22, 2016

You’d think after 30 years of using a camera that I would have evolved beyond…


Waits River Vermont

February 15, 2016

Less is more. At least, when it comes to art. In my experience, a self-imposed…


Mount Snow

February 8, 2016

The sparkling white trails usher happy skiers and riders down the mountain beneath a clear…


Home by Dark

February 1, 2016

“How do you choose your subjects?” It’s a fair question for any artist. As for…


Landgrove Vermont

January 25, 2016

“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.”  It seems to me that…


Snow Bound

January 18, 2016

I’m happy to see some snow. Here in Vermont most of us can find something…


Enchanted Forest

January 11, 2016

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one’s there to hear it, does…


Stone Chapel

January 4, 2016

I wandered up the mountain trail behind the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe last week….


Church Street Burlington

December 14, 2015

The iconic Church Street view in Burlington has been captured by many artists before me. But…


Mineral Springs Park

December 7, 2015

There’s something in the water in Middletown Springs. The Indians and early settlers knew it. Eventually…


Over the Hill

November 23, 2015

The old Galick Farmstead sits high above the southern tip of Lake Champlain in West…


November Reflections

November 16, 2015

All is quiet now on Lake Bomoseen. November has a reserved and understated personality all…


Farewell Party

November 9, 2015

A great gaggle of geese gather along Otter Creek before their southbound journey. Old friendships…


Merck Forest Fall

November 2, 2015

It’s easy to fall in love with color. Lately I’ve been head over heels. “Merck…


Barnard Vermont

October 26, 2015

An October afternoon sparkles down on the Barnard General Store and Silver Lake. Creative artists often…


Autumn Farm

October 19, 2015

Nature has a gentle way of creating rich, beautiful harmonies. She does it in a…


Pawlet Vermont

October 12, 2015

Pawlet is nestled along the Western edge of Vermont at the confluence of Route 30,…


Walk Your Horses

October 5, 2015

It stands to reason that I paint Vermont subjects for A Day in Vermont. Well…


Woodward Reservoir

September 28, 2015

We’ve had quite a stretch of spectacular days lately. Last Thursday I got to watch…


Here Comes The Sun

September 21, 2015

The lush summer greens gradually yield to yellow and orange. A dazzling display of visual…


Moss Glen Falls

September 14, 2015

There are two different “Moss Glen Falls” in Vermont. One in Granville and another farther…


Waitsfield Bridge

September 7, 2015

A Vermont covered bridge is something of a time machine. We enter from the present,…


Amee Farm

July 27, 2015

Sweet Georgia P’s at Amee Farm in Pittsfield is a work of art. I was…


Plymouth Notch

July 20, 2015

Calvin Coolidge was born in Plymouth Notch on July 4, 1872. Mr. Coolidge earned a…


Backyard Botany

July 13, 2015

A hidden sanctuary. Stress dissipates and worries disappear. Bees make their rounds while blossoms bloom….


Life in the Slow Lane

July 6, 2015

Here in Vermont we like to roll along at our own pace. It’s a rural…


Shelburne Shoreline

June 29, 2015

The shoreline along Lake Champlain is varied and stunning. This rugged outcropping reaches out into…


House of Blues

June 15, 2015

I noticed a little head poking out of my neighbors’ birdhouse. It took a few…


Triple Crown

June 8, 2015

I don’t know much about horse racing, but I know a striking composition when I…


Free Rangers

June 1, 2015

There’s something about chickens that makes them fun to paint. The stilted, syncopated strutting. Animated…


Peak at Pico

May 25, 2015

From our vantage point at Leffert’s Pond last week we could see Pico Peak rising…


Spring Symphony

May 18, 2015

A chromatic scale of spring color crescendos down Main St. Poultney. Nature’s choir sings in…


Perennial Favorite

May 11, 2015

The eager Daffodils are always among the first to bloom. They were very patient this…


Casting Call

May 4, 2015

The nice weather last week had me out exploring new territory. This beautiful body of…


Spring Stream

April 27, 2015

Can you hear it? The siren song of the Spring Stream is enchanting music for…


Burlington Vermont

April 20, 2015

Down on Main Street. Looking straight down Main to Lake Champlain and across to the…


Rise and Shine

April 13, 2015

Middletown Springs awakens under a cool Spring sky. From Spruce Knob we can see the…


Shrewsbury Meeting House

April 6, 2015

Community Pancake Breakfast. Those magic words got me back up to Shrewsbury last Saturday. Held…


Vanishing Act

March 30, 2015

Now you see them, now you don’t. Deer melt away into the enchanted forest like…


Chiselville Bridge

March 23, 2015

The Chiselville Bridge spans the Roaring Branch Brook. It’s also known as the “East Arlington…


University of Vermont

March 16, 2015

The UVM campus is absolutely gorgeous. Stunning architecture, long distance views, and the vibrant energies…


Jersey Girls

March 9, 2015

Got Milk? We get ours from the gorgeous gals just down the road at the…


All Downhill From Here

March 2, 2015

Welcome to March in Vermont. So far it’s not much different than February but we…


Spartan Arena

February 23, 2015

Auguste Renoir said… “One must from time to time attempt things that are beyond one’s…



February 16, 2015

Heading up the Killington Access Road I was struck (again) by the breathtaking beauty of…


Northfield Bridge

February 9, 2015

This covered bridge in Northfield is one of five in the Village. We took a…


Shrewsbury Cooperative

February 2, 2015

You won’t see a pot belly stove roaring at the corner Quick Stop. But you…


Peru Vermont

January 26, 2015

Apparently to attract land buyers in 1803, the town of Peru was described as “36…


Taylor Farm

January 19, 2015

Saturday was another great Day in Vermont. The Taylor Farm in Londonderry bustles with activity….


Tinmouth Twilight

January 12, 2015

twi-light noun the soft glowing light from the sky when the sun is below the…


Winter Daybreak

January 5, 2015

A new day dawns, the start of a new year. Dreams are dreamed, plans are…


Sound Wisdom

December 29, 2014

Painting this Barred Owl got me thinking about wisdom. What is it… and do I…


Silver and Gold

December 22, 2014

Gently falling snow often reminds me of the Burl Ives holiday classic “Silver and Gold.”…


Dorset Inn

December 15, 2014

The Dorset Inn has been welcoming travelers since 1796. And travel was tough going through…


Stone Meadow

December 8, 2014

This pastoral stone farm sits along Route 103 just north of Chester. It’s just one…


Apple of my eye

December 1, 2014

The big apple tree outside my studio door is a constant source of inspiration. This…


First Snow Sunrise

November 24, 2014

A scattered inch of fresh snow greeted us at dawn. Needing a subject for my…


White River Junction

November 17, 2014

This was painted yesterday from a photo I shot in September. Junction. Confluence. Synthesis. Integration….


Paper Birch

November 10, 2014

Sometimes doing nothing is the best course of action. That’s my preferred approach when it…


November Sky

November 3, 2014

A flock of Canadian Geese cuts through the cold November Sky. To the chilly waters…


Family Plot

October 27, 2014

Do you believe in ghosts? The old Vermont graveyards are full of headstones dating back…


Fall Farmscape

October 20, 2014

Inspiration can come from anywhere. Vermont in the Fall… Everywhere. I passed by this old…


Middlebury Falls

October 13, 2014

How could you not love Middlebury? It has the best of everything… good people, vibrant…


Peak Season

October 6, 2014

What a view! Across to Pico Peak and down to Kent Pond. Up this high…


Taftsville Bridge

September 29, 2014

When you travel Route 4 between Woodstock and Quechee you pass through Taftsville and by…


Silver Lake

September 22, 2014

Silver Lake sits high above Lake Dunmore in the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area. This was…


Texas Falls

September 15, 2014

Texas Falls in Hancock is a magnificent example of natural beauty. Any artist can be…


Hancock Vermont

September 8, 2014

Hancock lies in a sweet spot along Route 100 and the picturesque White River. The…


Crowley Cheese

September 1, 2014

It seems like only yesterday when mom would load us in the car for a…


Old Gates Farm

August 25, 2014

The farms and gardens throughout Vermont are bursting with bounty. Toil and love are now…


Vermont Vista

August 18, 2014

The meadow is speckled with Queen Anne’s lace and red clover. The trees of August…


Angel Wings

August 11, 2014

A pair of butterflies float on the warm summer air. Dancing among the garden colors….



August 4, 2014

This exuberant bouquet was one of many exciting guests attending the Bloomsberry Festival in Middletown…