Have you heard about the book "Mud Season" by Ellen Stimson? It's a quick read. I certainly can identify with a mud season since I imagine we may have that in Wisconsin this year after the winter we have had. I loved the descriptions of Vermont and of life there. This is the book featured for next week's "Cooks and Books" program. That's why I happened to be reading it. The book was written in a very conversational style. Add this to your "to read' list.