Running from the Clouds
After having some success with some moonlight photography, I noticed that the clouds were starting to move in. This had been expected, and in fact, I didn't think I would see anything but clouds on this day. I stopped at Island Pond at around 5:30 am and found a place where I could get online, and loaded up an infrared satellite loop. The storm was moving in from the southwest, and it looked like I might be able to find some breaks in the clouds if I went further north. So I scrambled up route 114 to Norton, where the road comes close enough to see the Canadian border from one's car, and then headed east, figuring I would go as far as I needed to until I found some light or "ran out of Vermont". I arrived at Great Averill Pond as dawn was breaking, and was treated to an unexpectedly lovely day breaking with beautiful cloud patterns.