Archive for March 27th, 2006

Sugarhouse Tour II

Monday, March 27th, 2006

The sign we had seen advertising Maine Maple Sunday was at Harvest Hill Farms farm stand on Route 11. We had stopped there just as they were closing the first time we drove home through Gray, just in time to get some delicious maple hard candy. Their farm is up Megquier Hill Road in Poland. […]

Sugarhouse Tour – I

Monday, March 27th, 2006

Maine Maple Sunday is a regular event on the fourth Sunday of March, which is usually at the peak of the maple sap run. Besides pancake breakfasts sponsored by every organization that has the energy to do them, maple sugar farmers around the state set up tours of their operation and try to attract the […]

Maine Maple Sunday – I

Monday, March 27th, 2006

Last weekend (I mean the weekend of March 18-19) we saw a sign on a farm stand, and ads in the local paper, about Maine Maple Sunday, March 26. It turned out to be a bigger deal than we realized. First of all, let me say that I was wrong two weeks ago when I […]

Fuzzy

Monday, March 27th, 2006

On the way back from a rummage sale (billed as “indoor yard sale” at the community center in Waterford, we finally got to look at Naturally Fuzzy Yarns, the little yarn shop in the woods, in Harrison. Jan, who owns Naturally fuzzy, made me a copy of the announcement for the Denmark, ME Sheepfest which […]

Grout

Monday, March 27th, 2006

I finally put grout in the tiled piece of plywood in front of the wood stove. One of the first things I did for the house in Casco was to bring up all the extra tile from our bathroom renovation in Newton to tile a 2 x 4 foot piece of plywood so we would […]