Monthly Archives: December 2010

Zero to 60

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Wind Blown Snowscape In the news we read about places south of us getting 30″ or more of snow. It didn’t work out that way here. We got zero to 60 inches of snow. The variance is because the winds … Continue reading

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Pillar of Cloud

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Pillar of Cloud A spectacular pillar of cloud in the setting sunlight. Outdoors: 28°F/21°F Sunny Tiny Cottage: 67°F/61°F Daily Spark: What do you call a madame with offices in London and Paris? Director of international affairs.

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Tea Time

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Mint To Dry In August and September we harvest progressive waves of wild mint from our woods. The mint grows in the moist soil around springs and streams. I’ve tried to convince it to come out in the open and … Continue reading

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Fresh Kielbasa is Back

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Sugar Mountain Farm Fresh Kielbasa Our fresh kielbasa is back in stock and now regularly available at stores and restaurants on our weekly delivery route. The kielbasa comes in one pound packages. Walter’s Favorite Kielbasa Dinner I love kielbasa and … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree 2010

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A Tiny Christmas Tree for a Tiny Cottage Merry Christmas! Outdoors: 24/4°F Partially Sunny Tiny Cottage: 65°F/62°F Daily Spark: My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am. -Anon

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Tiny Cottage at Three Years

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Cottage Across Upper Pond Three years ago today we moved in to our tiny cottage. If you go visit that post you’ll see a night time photo of our cozy cottage. Back then there was a lot of scaffolding up … Continue reading

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Winter Stone & Snow Scape

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Mars or Vermont? Wind and snow work to smooth out the land, to hide the dips and the details. Rough edges turn soft as water to sharp daggers of ice. Winter is stealing the color from life. Outdoors: 24°F/14°F Sunny … Continue reading

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Short Cuts Aren’t

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The Road Less Wisely Travelled Some people consider our road a short cut. Yes, as the crow flies it is a shorter distance from Rt-302 to Rt-25 but between having to slow down, sharp corners, intense up hill climbs, steep … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice 2010

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Anna’s Smile Anna is a calendar girl and a happy pig because even though it’s winter she has lots of good hay. Wind protection and plenty of hay are key for not just surviving but thriving through our long cold … Continue reading

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Trough Repair

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Turtle Tractor This trough is one that had broken. Will and I repaired it. To take it out to the field for installation I stuck it on the backhoe – a handy way to carry it since I needed the … Continue reading

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