Sap buckets and lines are in place, but in many areas it has still not been consistantly warm during the day and below freezing at night to get the sap to run.
Yes, people take their cheese and cheese-making seriously around here.
"There is nothing strange about an axe with bloodstains in the barn..." -Tom Waits
These guinea fowl roost up in the rafters of Pops' spider-webbed chicken coop and have a distinct loud cackle...
Notice the wooden slats across the window above -stops the horses (or cows, long gone now) from pushing through the glass. Below; cribbing.
Up on Stratton the 29th US Open took place; Japan's Kazuhiro Kokubo repeated for the men and Kelly Clark continued her
Snap review; had a blast, met a bunch of old and some new friends. Heard a classic euphamism; "mahogany ridge" -meaning that third place, the gargle factory, you know, Grizzly's... There were tons of parents and kids out, and after the finals they had a juniors practice session (they came swarming over the pipe like ants), v cool to see. Official pics from the day over at FaceBook/Burton.