Monday, January 11, 2010
out on the town
After Lunch Yesterday Erin and I decided to have an afternoon adventure and went to Montpelier, the smallest state capital in the Us, with roughly 6,000 people. It is a very cute, walkable city- checked out black sheep books-
an awesome book store co-found by Ace, a super amazing person who teaches some classes here at Yestermorrow, and Cindy Milstein who is this incredible activist- her talk 'educating for freedom' changed my life. (also in zine form but together by the Amazing Sarah Lawrence- and
free audio download here: http://www.archive.org/details/educatingForFreedom-CindyMilstein )
checked out langdon street cafe= super cute, http://www.langdonstreetcafe.com/
a little art store in Waitsfield, then took a journey to Rochester, VT to one of the coolest bookstores I have ever seen. Seasoned books http://www.seasonedbooks.com/
located in an old house it has the best selection of new and used books mixed together- in the energy section it was broken down in to "heating your home with wood" "solar" "wind" etc. such great selection- the bakery in back had tasty bread and cookies, and had tables scattered among bookshelves. check it out if you are in the VT area.
Erin found a cheesy toy book in our library circa the 1970's and it suggested making paper mustaches with your kids. I thought it was hysterical!
Today I slept in and cooked my first solo lunch
Vermont melts (maple Dijon, apple, white cheddar & Ham melts)
potato salad, sticks & Hummus, lentil barley soup seconds, chocolate chip cookies)
Heidi came in and together we made dinner:
Steak, Veg Field Roast with grilled onions, sauteed Brussels, roasted roots (parsnips, beets, sweet potatoes) and an Carmel apple crisp for dessert.