1 post from day 16/02/2011

Sweet and sappy

It's time to make maple syrup. After what seems like a long, cold winter we're facing nights that dip below freezing and heat-wave days of 40 degrees or higher with bright, cheerful sunshine. Perfect weather to get the sap flowing. The youngsters around here think it's pretty cool. Suddenly buckets appeared along the lane, in the woods and seemingly everywhere. I'll admit it's pretty amazing to hear and see the sap dripping — in some cases running, out of the maple trees. To ... Continue Reading