Maple sugaring NOT! the old fashioned way
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Most may think of hot fires and iron cauldrons, draft horses and tin sap buckets. Well today Maple sugaring is a big business and we saw how the concrete business does it. Confused? Read on. Maple Sugaring in Vermont Lisa … Continue reading

New England Castles- Maine
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“A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!” ~Shakespeare, King Richard III What is the value of a kingdom?  Some American ‘lords’ thought the value high enough to build their own ‘kingdom.’ Since beginning this series, I have had some … Continue reading

The Northfield 5, Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge
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The Northfield 5 A story of 5 covered bridges, by Jeff Folger. This is one of my favorite towns for covered bridges in Vermont if not New England. Montgomery Vermont may be the “Capitol” for Covered Bridges with 6 official … Continue reading

Maple Syrup Open House Weekend 2015
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Put this on your calendar March 28-29th Maple Syrup weekend 2015! Here is a map of locations participating in Vermont Open house Maple Syrup weekend. The different farms and collectors maple syrup, range from a small wood burning stoves and gravity collected … Continue reading