Maple sugar and the longing for green

This past weekend we had visitors from Canada. It’s always so nice to connect with family and spend some real time together. We spent Saturday afternoon at Millbrook Village (a historic village) where they were making maple syrup the old fashioned way. On the way back we stopped along the Delaware river and discovered a waterfall. The weather was beautiful; in the 50’s and sunny. We definitely got a taste of spring, and when we saw the beautiful cascading waterfall, with the bright green moss on the banks and green rhododendrons round about, you could almost imagine it was spring!

First some maple sugaring:

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Then we did some Dutch tailgating ;), with our baked goods, and Starbucks coffee drinks.

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And then off to see some water:

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Doesn’t this green look so refreshing this time of year? :


Who isn’t itching for spring to come?

~ Lora

About Lora

I am a 40 something wife to my patient and talented husband Scott, Mom to my five children (from toddler to teen) and oldest sister to eight siblings. I am interested in too many things, love to read everything around me, and have developed a strong interest in design and renovation along with my husband. I am conservative, Christian, and by the grace of God, trying to find His way through the ups and downs of my life.
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4 Responses to Maple sugar and the longing for green

  1. Doreen says:

    Looks like fun! Glad the weather was nice for going out. Still cold here…we were building snowmen!

  2. coletrain77 says:

    Great pictures, Lora!!! I will have to check out the ones I have on my camera…

  3. Irene says:

    So fun! i love doing that kind of stuff. I’m going with Vin and Petra and the kids to a maple sugar festival on Saturday – don’t think we’ll have as nice weather as you guys though!

  4. Sandra says:

    What a great place! Looks like you all had a wonderful time!

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