In January, at my church's annual meeting, I agreed to be the church delegate to the Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ annual meeting. I was assured that the meeting would be in Lyndon, as it is every other year. But it wasn't: it was in Castleton, a good three hours southwest of Barton. I stayed in nearby Lake Bomoseen at the Edgewater Motel, where Fay, a fellow delegate, was staying. It was a great spot. It was just as it must have been in 1965, mouse traps and all. I should have gone into the water, but I never seemed to get around to it. Next year the meeting will be in Lyndon, because the Conference alternates between the two sites.
I went to two workshops and one plenary session. I got a few photos as you see here and will see soon. Fay and I also ran into Michael, our past pastor at church. It was great to see him there. Next year I expect to know more of the people at Meeting that I met here.
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Map showing my long drive.