Our cottage sits among the fall foliage, and the chipmunks and squirrels are especially busy now, storing away seeds and nuts for the winter.
So, Saturday seemed like the perfect day to experience another Vermont Fall tradition: the annual Zombie run.
It was a full day affair, with teams of runners arriving at different times, and engaging in a cross country run while trying to avoid the zombies.
After that excitement, we took to the highway to take Grandma and Grandad to see Barre and Montpelier, where we might have lived. Barre (pronounced Barry) is home to the biggest granite quarry in the US.
Afterwards, we visited the Hope Cemetery, where the mostly Italian and Spanish granite workers had sculpted their own memorials