Safe Returns – April 20th 2017

Even before I opened one bleary eye at dawn this morning, I heard him.  - "Eeee - oh-layyy! bup bup -.....Layoieeee! ....bup bup EEEoh layyy, ...Leee ohieeEEE!" Nothing means spring has arrived as much as the call of the wood thrush.  Even though every morning now brings a welcome song that means an old friend has arrived back home.  It was … Continue reading Safe Returns – April 20th 2017

Winter’s Passing

While many of the local folks are huffing out a big sigh of relief at the thought of warmer weather and snow melt, I feel a huge sense of loss. I love winter, and everything that is entailed in living in a cold climate. Granted, it has been a busy few months, with visitors, snow sports and home chores, … Continue reading Winter’s Passing

2016 – 30 years!?

Oooomph!! That's a hard thing to believe! 30 years since this little guy showed up in our long winter's night dreams, and helped us embark on this interesting venture. And ... "what a long strange trip it has been"! As Enn and I head into our 30th year as keen ambassadors for back country telemark skiing - (all right, it's … Continue reading 2016 – 30 years!?

Annual Fall “Lopp-It-Good” – happening November 8th 2014

Hi folks, A lovely little nip is in the air today - you can smell snowflakes in the stratosphere. Yes, you can! 😉 All the maple and poplar leaves have been set free, swirling in huge drifts over the yard. Raking has been a chore with these huge northeasterly blows happening all week. Only the rubrous oak and citrine … Continue reading Annual Fall “Lopp-It-Good” – happening November 8th 2014