Spring is Here

Happy spring! It has been a long wait. Finally, in the last week of April, the snow melted for good. The little pond on our land is exploded with spring peepers. Their chorus followed us through the woods as we wandered this evening, looking for wild-flower blooms (none yet). A pair of Wood Ducks flew […]

Summer at the Land

It has been winter for a billion years, give or take, and we’ve officially arrived at the part of the season where even the winter-enthusiasts start to let a complaint slip now and then. They’ll try to disguise it, because they wouldn’t be caught dead complaining about this most magical, endless season… “If we would […]

A Special Spot

This place…Fourty acres of beautiful south-sloping land, with 22 of the acres forested in pine and hardwoods, and the rest an old hay field. In the spring the forest understory is densely freckled with princess pine, fiddlehead ferns and wild flowers–most noticeably the strikingly white Trillium grandiflorum.  We first saw the field during a random drive […]