Sunday, May 8, 2011

Montpelier

We have fun pictures and anecdotes from the last month (which I plan on posting soon). It has been quite the adventure getting to Vermont, and we're so happy to be here. Our first impressions of Vermont: it's beautiful, hilly, rainy, unique, friendly, outdoorsy, and laid back. We love it! We are still in the process of settling in. Between the cleaning, unpacking, registering Ella for school, trips to the DMV, work, etc., we've had fun exploring the area.

Yesterday we headed to Montpelier, which is about a 40 minute drive from our house. A local bike shop was having a bike swap. Since Sophie has taken over ownership of Ella's old bike we decided to check it out, and see if we could find a suitable upgrade for Ella. We found a great purple bike for her, and ended up getting a bike for me as well (Happy Mother's day to me).

It was a little project fitting both bikes into our trunk.



Down the street from the bike swap was the first out door market of the season. We wandered around for a while, bought some lunch (yummy Pakistan food, fresh baked artisan rolls, and pain au chocolate), and then played on the lawn of the state capitol building. It was a fantastic way to spend a beautiful spring Saturday.










5 comments:

wrightNOW said...

What an adventure! I can't wait to hear about it all!!! Best wishes!

Troy and Nancee Tegeder said...

It's so green and colorful. It's starting to get hot here. You moved at just the right time. Miss you guys!

Heather said...

so excited for you! I love the tulips! You are in for a treat back there... but we sure miss you here!

Brooke said...

ahh, the long-awaited update! I'm excited you got a bike (and so sad/sorry to have missed your call, I hope we can talk soon!)

Marci said...

So glad to see that you are alive and kicking! It looks like you guys are going to L-O-V-E it there!