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Bonfire Hot Dogs Spring 2013

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Hope Heating Hot Dogs With the advent of warm weather we’re cooking outdoors on the bonfire again. Years ago when we were clearing fields we would have regular bonfires all over the place. Rather than doing one big bonfire to … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Redux

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Merry Christmas! This Christmas Tree has graced our cottage before. It’s a real live tree, not an artificial one we store away in a box. Every few years we retrieve this tree from the south field. We cut it down … Continue reading

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Green Potatoes

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Not a Green Potato “Don’t feed or eat green potatoes.“

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First Bonfire 2012

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Hope Building Bonfire by Upper Pond We have bonfires, cookouts, in the winter sometimes but it is more a warm season activity. Hope built our first bonfire of the year and we had hot dogs from our first batch of … Continue reading

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Greener Days

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Greener Days All winter our world was white. Now patches of brown are springing up in the fields. Mud season is here and officially spring starting with the Equinox is right around the corner. It has been a great maple … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2011

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The Jeffries Merry Christmas to one and all! Outdoors: 29°F/20°F Mostly Sunny Tiny Cottage: 64°F/60°F Daily Spark: Always do whatever’s next. -George Carlin

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Passing on the Cookie Tradition

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The following article appeared in the Burlington Freepress today in their Savore section. Move over Pepperidge Farm – My son Will has the hot new Christmas cookie recipe to kill for. I am a die hard Milano fan but I’ll … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner 2011

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Butcher Shop in a Snow Globe What’s your Thanksgiving like? We actually had Thanksgiving yesterday on Wednesday because it was a snow day. There are some benefits of working with the weather. When it is not conducive to being outside … Continue reading

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Puzzle Pantry Shelves

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Shelf Puzzle Pieces The butcher shop isn’t the only happening thing on our construction schedule. A lot of other little construction projects are always on the drawing board, materials being gathered and in the works. The pantry shelves are one … Continue reading

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Never Go Down to the End of the Town

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Kavi and Ben Cutting Christmas Tree …without me. James James Morrison Morrison Weatherby George Dupree Took great Care of his Mother, Though he was only three. James James Said to his Mother, “Mother,” he said, said he; “You must never … Continue reading

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