Oh My God, Stick Season is Here!

Sunday. Oct. 30 2016. I’m in Connecticut taking a short break and updating a photograph of my friend Gretchen. Seven years ago she had tumors in both breasts and had a mastectomy which left a bunch of scars. She lost her hair due to chemotherapy and as you can see, she didn’t look her best. Well, with…

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All I Want to do is Write and Take Photographs

I dream of Vermont when there were no doggy parks. I fantasize that we have a legislature that lowers our taxes and does not put us in servitude.I am tired of being a chamber maid for my Airbnb clients and spending whatever I make for taxes, heating, electricity and vacations for bureaucrats. I want to…

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I am Vermont Poor

Peter Miller, peter@petermillerphotography.com 25 August We Vermonters who work for ourselves are suffering. Let’s put it this way. The average Vermonter has very little disposable income. State, town, school taxes and fees, property and school taxes, the 5th highest electrical rate in the country, above average costs of fuel oil, propane and gas make us…

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The Vanishing Vermonter…The Loss of a Rural Culture

We have nailed the title for my new book. At least my advisors say this title is much better than one I don’t want to mention. I must have been in a morbid mood! Publication of the new book is expected about May 1, 2017. In it will be  an essay in the front about the fragility of our…

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The First Day I Walked With Beauty

The other day I was matting some photographs and had inserted in my cassette Dvorjak’s Ninth Symphony. It was quiet in my studio and I listened carefully and admired again the fire, the soft sweetness and the beauty of this New World Symphony. I have heard it so many times but I always soar with it.…

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Colbyville to be Renamed Ben&Jerryville or Heady Topper Town???

The following letter was written to the Waterbury Record, which published in the July 14 issue of the Waterbury Record  a list  of the best of Waterbury or some such and  I was called Mr. Waterbury.  Iam honored to be a Mr. Waterbury that nobody knows. That’s good! However, I must decline the title. You see,…

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The World’s Shortest July 4th Parade

It was 40 years ago that Moscow, Vermont residents celebrated America’s Bicentennial with their very first parade. But further research showed the first parade was a year earlier, and was urged upon the town by a bunch of kids. I was not at the first, but at the second parade, on July 4, 1976. which…

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Projects, Projects, Projects!

Another nasty winter, our collective Vermont souls were desolated by the lack of snow, beauty replaced by a grey wasteland of frozen earth, again a roller coaster of temperature swings, and a new precaution many Vermonters practice–a pair of boots (often insulated Muck boots) equipped with cleats or small metal coils (they do not puncture…

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I HAVE A NEW WEBSITE!!!

  IT has taken months as I drag along but I have a new website— <http://www.petermillerphotography.com/> John Hadden created it. He lives not far away under the shadow the Lion Couchant (You know what resting lion is? “Lion Couchant” so said Champlain in French, when he first saw the mountain from Lake Champlain. It is…

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Hey, We Have a Shopping Cart Too

Oh yes we do. We have a pricing list and also prices, mailing costs and how to customize and order. You can click on pricing which includes some facts about matting and also under the photography or book you will find the information you need. By special order we can make custom sizes and silver…

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