October Newsletter

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” -L.M. Montgomery Welcome to the sugar farm in Autumn! Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote about the splendor of October in Anne of Green Gables. We think our sugar dog, Archie, may be experiencing his own Anne Shirley moment! Archie came to Couching Lion Maple…

Read more

August Newsletter

August Newsletter “Breathe the sweetness that hovers in August. ”   Welcome to August! I couldn’t agree with poet Denise Levertov more, there really is a sweetness that hovers in August. Vermont is so beautiful right now. The garden is overflowing with vegetables, our peach tree is drooping with fruit and the fields are bursting with wildflowers. I think the…

Read more

July Newsletter

“Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.”    -Albert Camus  Welcome to July! As summer rolls in and we mourn the loss of so many beloved traditions and activities due to the pandemic, we’re also faced with examining some uncomfortable truths about our country and ourselves. I like this quote from French philosopher, Albert Camus…

Read more

June Newsletter

“No price is set on the lavish summer; June may be had by the poorest comer.  ”     Dear friends, what a tumultuous spring we have had in the United States and worldwide. While the Covid-19 lockdown proved challenging for our hearts and minds, we have also been consumed with the clear and present racism…

Read more

April Newsletter

April Showers….. …..bring May flowers, as the saying goes. It happens to be true, but it’s also a nice phrase to cheer us up during these wet and chilly spring days. Up in Huntington we have late season snowfalls and the ground is slow to appear. Although I yearn for the early signs of spring, our…

Read more

March Newsletter

March! In like a lion……. As the eighteenth century saying goes, “March, in like a lion, out like a lamb.” Most believe the saying refers to weather which is still quite wintry in the beginning, and possibly more mild by the end of March. This March has proved no different in terms of weather ,…

Read more

0