Books

Remembering Fred Tuttle

  It gives me succor to remember Fred Tuttle and the era in which he was the farmer-elect in the movie by John O’brien: The Man with the Plan. Fred died 13 years ago, give or take a few months. He made us laugh and we loved him for what he was, a simple farmer who…

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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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Starlining to a New Future

Starlining to a New Future. January 6 is the Epiphany and my birthday. My daughter Hilary, who was visiting, treated me to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, playing in Stowe. We settled down in the middle of the theater. Unfortunately, no 3D glasses were given out for this show but never mind. My hand balled…

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Governor Dean Interview and another darned birthday!

My, thanks for so many birthday wishes—over 90 of them! Here I am 82, born Jan 6, 1934 in Manhattan, 1:45 AM, a capricorn with scorpio rising, moon in Pluto (hey, they now say it isn’t a planet!), three book projects to do, a new website, and still selling A Lifetime of Vermont People and…

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Peter Miller’s Squashed Gallery Sale

  You slide down the ladder, bump on the ground and there you are—whacked. Happens. So then you get up and hope the joints work. Yes, that’s me, Peter Miller. So I have been Vermont Broke. The photography business internationally is in the dumps, thanks to some greedy CEO’s in the stock photo business. The digital…

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A Foggy, Confused, Ugly Day

Ever had those days?  Rise early with a fogged, sleep-walker’s mind—7:30 AM  I am out the door to drive 20 miles to Vermont Quick Lube in Barre to finish work on my car and the inspection, which I had paid for. I had an appointment and they reserved a car for me for the day. When…

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Ordering the Vanishing Vermonter.

Readers of my previous blog( about my book project on the plight of the vanishing Vermonter (our way of life and our skinny pocketbooks) would like to pre-order books to help pay for the production of this book. So I have a price: THE VANISHING VERMONTER…AN ENDANGERED SPECIES You may have read my previous post about setting…

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The Vanishing Vermonter…an Endangered Species

Peter@petermillerphotography.com I mentioned in my last post that I am creating a book project with the working title The Vanishing Vermonter…An Endangered Species. This book will be a witness to how our state is being reshaped. The Vanishing Vermonter is your book—you the Vermonters who made our homeland what it is with your hands, mind,…

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WHAT’S UP WITH PETER MILLER’S LIFETIME OF VERMONT PEOPLE

  $32,350 is what Kickstarter funded to finish and publish A Lifetime of Vermont People. Many others bought the book at a discount before it was published. This was almost two years ago. One of those years was a seven-day a week whack at photographing, writing, editing, researching and polishing. I put on weight, hurt my…

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