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Foliage-Loving Influencers Turn Life in Vermont Town Into Hell

The town of Pomfret is restricting access to a popular photo spot after complaints of excessive traffic, trespassing, and noise. -    Rhea Nayyar   One of thousands of photos capturing the idyllic Sleepy Hollow Farm in Pomfret, Vermont (photo by Anthony Quintano via Flickr ) Hold off on the riding boots and camel-brown scarves! One exasperated New England town has officially approved temporary vehicle restrictions on two roads after a plot of private property became a worldwide content farm for what’s known as “ Christian Girl Autumn ,” a curated social media aesthetic centered on the beauty of changing leaves, fall attire, seasonal treats, and cozy vibes. The town of Pomfret, Vermont, has seen an unprecedented surge in fall foliage fans, known as “peepers,” since its Sleepy Hollow Farm became an influencer destination in recent years. However, complaints of trespassing, invasive drone activity, littering, a

Poet Ana Daksina (Eureka, CA)


(Another occasion in which the poet made use of her works to celebrate local excellence)

Amigos Burritos

Many of the customers
One finds lunching here
Uniquely fascinating
To inquiring gaze appear

Conversations taking place
Over tacos here and there
Proceed in pleasant harmony
Between people self-aware

Fueled by genuinely
Delicious yummy food
Which turns the feelings naturally
To the wholesome and the good

They work hard behind that counter
Morning, noon and night
Creating for their diners
This quiet haven of delight

It isn’t often that I have
Funds discretionary
In their spirit’ual surrounding
Spend time eating happily

But when I do it’s swift unto
That fragrant place I go
The nourishing good energy
Of Eureka’s Amigos know 

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