Monday, November 3, 2014

Driving into Vermont

The morning we drove into Vermont, it was raining.  But it didn't last too long, just long enough to give us the flavor of a wet New England day.  Miles and miles of tree-lined roads looked just like this. 

Driving through rolling hills, we saw some of the prettiest scenes of the trip.  I say hills, because they are old mountains,  appropriately called the Green Mountains. 
See the large glass flowers just above the sign?

Driving along this beautiful country road, I believe it was highway 100, a sandwich-board sign on the side of the road next to a lovely old farmhouse said, "Glass blowing demonstration today."  The car instinctively pulled right in; what a surprising opportunity! 

It turns out that this man is a world-renowned glass-blower who has created large, stunning glass creations (decorative pieces and chandeliers, for instance) for hotels around the world.  He said he's been in the business for 40 years.  It was amazing to watch him work!


  1. I wonder if the glass flowers in the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas are his creations? They are huge and beautiful.

  2. Beautiful Leaves and God's scenery. Glass blowing is such a craft! Its magical to watch

  3. We have a glass museum in Tacoma that we love to go to and watch them work in the "Hot Box". Sounds like you're having a wonderful trip! Keep those photos comin'!