Watching the leaves unfurl

The onset of spring happens in a tumble of blossoms and buds. It’s as if the plants can’t wait to unfurl after a New England winter of ice and snow. Today, the trees — bare just days ago — are covered with baby red leaves, glimmering in the sun. The sky and the pond melted […]

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Everything is turning green

I love Spring in New England. The land is emerging from hibernation. The days are getting longer. And it’s a lovely time to go for a ride. I really enjoy seeing the landscape change. What was recently a winter wonderland is now verdant and warm. Of course, with the advent of warmer weather, the trails […]

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A perfect spring moment

After an amazingly long dry patch we’ve had rain, drizzle and cloudy weather for the past two weeks with just an occasional glimpse of sun. Today I went out for a hack and experienced all of the above in the space of an hour. Coming back to the barn, though, the sun came out in […]

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