Squirrels and Owls

I just came indoors from splitting firewood in the woodshed. This time of year, whenever it warms up above 20 degrees, I like to split wood by hand.  It keeps me in some semblance of shape and I extend the stove wood supply for another couple of days. I learn new things when I go […]

Sunrise over snow covered fields

Crisp, cold mornings persist this time of year in Vermont as the Great Lakes freeze over creating a cloudless weather pattern. Temperatures plunge, like this morning when the mercury bunches up on itself at 15 degrees below zero! As the day dawns with an orange glow beyond the mountain range to the east, I awake […]