Vermin, Babcock Park Sentinel

My vermin found a home! What is a vermin you ask? Well, it’s a 4-inch ceramic figure created as part of a worldwide art installation by Jamie Burmeister …and I get to participate!

I received my personal vermin as a gift from my aunt and the poor thing has been sitting in a box for over a year, maybe two. The idea is that the owner is responsible for finding a home for the vermin in a public place, then submitting images to the website so others can see where he is.

When I decided to embark on the cross country trip with my good pal Susanne, I realized it was the perfect opportunity to bring him along and find a home for him. His new home is located in the most photographed location in West Virginia (or so I’m told), the Grist Mill in Babcock Sate Park.

I perched him on a rock downstream so I could photograph him with the old mill in the background. I think he looked a bit downcast in general, but when I placed him in the large rock in this beautiful state park, I can’t quite be sure, but I think he perked up.

If you have a chance, please go and visit him. If you do find him, I’d love to know about it. If you go but don’t see him, he’s likely off hiking.

One comment

  1. Great blog Anne. I am waiting for the next installment.
    Hope you are resting from our long trip.
    I sent your link to my sister Theresa in Bellingham.

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