At some point, Max became fed up with big city suburban life but didn’t want make the concessions needed for a rural life either. His solution, design and build his own town. Why in Vermont? Max isn’t particularly fond of maple syrup nor is he a skier. Maybe it was the weekend he Mrs. Oberon spent at the Inn at Willow Pond. No one is quite sure and Max is to busy on his latest paper to even ponder the question.