Month: October 2016

Apple Picking Time

  The apple trees were four years old when they produced their first crop at our home on Brant Lake. We harvested Empires, Macs, Granny Smiths and one tree with a mix of apples grafted from a variety of species. Deep red, yellow and green fruit sparkled in the early morning sun as our orchard…

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The End of Summer

 6:30 AM. A morning canoe excursion. Waters calm. Later in the day waves would intrude but for now the waters were still. Night had not totally departed from the Adirondacks and when, finally, daylight penetrated the darkness a heavy mist enveloped Brant Lake. It would rise. Eventually. Perhaps to descend again. That is the way…

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