Category: Sheltering

Keep It Together Lord Rumford

When we added onto our house at Brant Lake we decided to include a fireplace in the living room–situated between two French windows that looked out on the lake. When I first saw the fireplace I expected the rough stone construction customary in country homes, with a wide opening that often took out the warm…

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The Season of In Between

This is the season of in between. What does that mean? Winter has not departed from Brant Lake. Piles of hardened snow line the roads and pop up like miniature glaciers on the lawn. In fact, some lawns are still covered with snow, capped with a layer of ice. The days might hover near 70°…

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