Cooler weather, successful Ladies Aid Bazaar, upcoming Book Club reads and discussions~ Margo’s Plymouth report

Reprinted with permission from The Vermont Standard


Those hot, sticky days faded away the last several days and it was 49 degrees Saturday morning at my house. We could still use a bit more rain, but the blistering heat seems to have subsided for the moment – a welcome relief.

It turned out to be a perfect day on Saturday for the Tyson Ladies Aid Bazaar that was held at Fletcher Farm and was quite successful this year. Thanks to the many people who worked so hard and to our faithful customers!

What a wonderful discussion at the Reading Group this week. The intricacies of The Lincoln Highway were debated at length. Thanks to Rose, our Zoom coordinator, who found a great list of questions for us the consider. Thanks to Cassie for her ongoing leadership of the group, too.

Here is the list of upcoming reads and the dates of our discussions. We welcome new participants, so consider joining us.

September 14 — The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak

October 12 — The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb

November 9— The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

December 7 — Powder Days: Ski Bums, Ski Towns, and the Future of Chasing Snow by Heather Hansman

BTW, if you would like to learn more about the current Lake Amherst initiative, you may do so at

If you are interested in the agenda for the 8/15 Select Board meeting, please note that is posted on the Town website. I understand that they are still of need of someone to record minutes at these meetings.

I have a pleasant update on my recent car wash adventure. In the mail this week I received a check to cover 2 car washes, along with a very nice apology letter. It was much appreciated and great PR.

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