Mister Swanson

George E. Swanson has passed. His valiant fight against Cancer is both worthy of note and something to be proud of. He knew that life on Earth was precious…but that life needed to be lived. His 77 years are a great story…I embark on that soon…BTW, he was respected enough to be known more as Mister Swanson. He would then ask to be called George (to those who respected him).

I honor him with a favorite song (If there was one thing he liked was people being quiet and him listening to a good tune), please listen to:

In eternity, my love,



Blue Steps at Naumkeag

I have been spending some time this summer watching Home Again with Bob Vila on Hulu. I was watching episodes 12 and 13 of Season 7 tonight. In these two episodes, we are taken on a tour of a place…

The Fifth Page

Resolution from the Constitutional Convention to the Confederation Congress transmitting the proposed Constitution RG360 Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention

This week, the National Archives has put on display the fifth page of the Constitution of the United States of America.  This page includes instructions from George Washington on how to ratify the Constitution.  The National Archives has released this video and I…

Grout Pond

Grout Pond - Summer 2012

Recently, I spent a few days in the Green Mountain National Forest with a friend.  We visited Grout Pond among other areas.  I really love this spot and was glad to see little if any damage there from Irene. Grout…