The Orchards Hotel
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Stayed the Night in Newark and then returned home today. Unpacked and did a batch of laundry. We felt good until mid-After noon and then we felt the jet lag. Took an afternoon nap and not too much later off to bed. Errands, etc tomorrow! While it is good to be home. Making a commitment to a five year retirement plan with the house in the Philippines as our reward is ...
We departed the Lowell area across Hwy 2 towards Western Massachusetts, entering the Mohawk Trail across the Berkshires. We were welcomed with beautiful color, muted by the rains, yet nothing like we have seen before. I shot some iPhone photos which are below. We looked for possible campsite but everything was shut down for RV's like us.
We continued south along Hwy 7 then crossed over Into eastern upstate New York to catch the Taconic Trail just ...
After a splendid breakfast, we lounged around and soaked up the ambiance of our "retro-edgy" Porches' room before setting off for Heath. We were due after lunchtime at Jo and Phineas's little cabin in the woods. Maura and I were giddy with excitement as we drove closer to their idyllic mountain retreat, "The Clearing." We had not seen MTC's aunt ...
... dead battery, call MTC, she is quicker than AAA!
On our way out of Stowe, we stopped at the Waterbury Cabot Cheese Creamery factory outlet. Maura and I helped ourselves to the myriad of cheese samples. Our taste test revealed Seriously Sharp as our #1 choice, even though we macked down alot of the premium cheeses: Farmhouse Reserve, Alpine Cheddar and Everything Bagel.
The drive down to Western Mass was smooth sailing ...
... in Berkshires. I put it on "my list" to see sometime.
The museum is rather small but displays most of his most famous works which he did as cover illustrator for Saturday Evening Post magazine. There is also a gallery of all the many hundreds of cover illustrations he created over the years. The grounds include his studio, the last of many he had through his life, and a sculpture garden that includes some works by his son Peter Rockwell, a professional ...