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Pictures don't quite capture the beauty of this multi-layered frozen creek at Montpelier's North Branch park.
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Route 12, 1/2 mile south of Montpelier
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Montpelier's brand new Hubbard Park sign located at the eastern entrance, next to the dog swimming pond. Looks great and excellent craftsmanship, made by some talented individual.
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Downloading the 4GB OS X Lion from the app store -- going slowly on my 30Mb Comcast connection, probably due to many millions of other downloaders. Even the mighty Apple has a limit to their bandwidth.
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Half way finished after 20 minutes.

Update: Finished downloading 10 minutes later.

Installation: Took about 45 minutes on an old iMac Core2Duo 2Mhz machine. Nothing to the upgrade, about as easy an OS upgrade as I've ever seen.

Likes: The Mac feels snappier. All my applications work. The new Launchpad is cool.
Dislikes: Mouse scrolling was reversed. Immediately reversed it back to standard. Why would Apple change this?
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A Vermont story is featured on NPR.org today. All about Hardwick's "local food" movement success.

Buy Local!
The book The Town That Food Saved put Hardwick and its local food community on the map. But small farms can translate to prices too high for many customers. So farmers are focusing on efficiency and ...
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Yeah, I heard it, too. That was awesome and the high school students shared some really interesting ideas.
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Click and Clack's April 14th 2012 show talked about Montpelier's infamous State and Main street intersection.

http://www.cartalk.com/content/1215-beths-road-ugly-thesis Segment #7
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Great shoe store and masters at shoe repair
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Montpelier's dam next to Shaw's as of 3pm today -- the river is rising rapidly. Expect to see flooding in downtown Montpelier this evening.
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A hot day at Hubbard Park in Montpellier. Cool tree art on one of the trails, colored chalk so it's environmentally ok 
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Out for a walk with the Parker Poodle Pack, here they are strolling over the North Branch bridge in Montpelier. Gorgeous July weather with low humidity.
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IT consultant from Montpelier Vermont, smallest capital city in the U.S.  (and yes, there are no McDonalds here)
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