2010 Maple Syrup Day @ the Farm

100410 - Up before the sun with 3 boys playing light-sabers with glow sticks at 6am.  We got some breakfast and could see Uncle Roger had the fire lit as the soft smoke rose above the spring house.  Soon we were bundled up an ready to go out for a fun filled day.
Roger had some bacon and the sap already boiling by the time we reached him.  D had to put the plug in the tank and the family members trickled in to put the final touches on preparations for the day.  The sun was up, the clouds vanished and the day was going to be great.

Soon cars started arriving filled with family and friends from far and near.  Children running & playing, food cooking, people talking; all gathered around the central activity of boiling down sap to make maple syrup, as it has been done here for almost two hundred years.
The day was perfect, see for yourself...

No matter where you travel from.
When you get to the Farm, 
you know your home.

Thanks to all who helped prepare, those who came to share, those that came to play.  Because of all of you, it was a wonderful day.  See you next year!