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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

RIP Uncle Chet

My Uncle Chet and my Aunt Mary inherited Grandma Rose's cabin in Solon Springs, south of Superior, Wisconsin. I spent my childhood at the lake with them. He let me hold my first garden snake and took me berry picking. One time, he saved my life when I was stung in the face by hornets.  He was the best uncle on the planet. He was goofy, and really really silly at times which made him all the more loveable.

John Chester “J” McIntyre Sr.

Wisconsin, USA
May 1974 (aged 67)
Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin, USA
Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin, USA

Wife, my Aunt Mary

He also had two brothers: Archie and Malcolm.  And several sisters who I remember as kind and lovely. They were all Scottish and definitely Ojibwe.
Chet's son Pete is my godfather. 



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