Monthly Archives: February 2017

Cool Cats (and Dogs)

By Greg Lecker Jousting with clear sky breaks, low clouds appear to be winning the battle.  It’s challenging to find snow anywhere; and the ice on Green Heron Pond is darkening – a sign of melting from below.   Even more … Continue reading

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First Maple Syrup Update for 2017

By Rich DeVries: Here is a quick Maple Syrup update. We started tapping our sugar maple trees on February 8 and the sap was running when we tapped that day. We were planning on installing a new tubing system in … Continue reading

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An Exceptional Day!

By Mary Beth Pottratz For the first time in 150 years, the temperature on February 17 reaches a sunny 63⁰. With no breeze, I wear only a light vest and no gloves. The air is warm despite the melting ice … Continue reading

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Former Residents

By Boak Wiesner At last, after all these years, I finally finish the last of the trails that I had yet to walk on, namely, the snowshoe trail across the march east of Wood Duck Pond. The recent warmth has … Continue reading

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Value of Color

By Greg Lecker My selection of this title is even more intentional than usual.  Though I could have used “importance”, value means something quite different to an artist than it does to an English major.  Color and value are two … Continue reading

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