2011 Maple Syrup Day @ the Farm

20110409 - Up early and down to the fire with the boys and GmaW.  Roger had the fire started early and the syrup on.  We all had some bacon and doughnuts. I tended the fire while Roger went to pick up his grand-kids, then was relieved to go make final preparations in the barn and set out the road signs.  GpaW and I got the wagons out and bales set up.  Everything ready for folks to arrive.

The weather was drizzle and gray but people started showing up and kids started running and playing.  Before long it had dried up and 82 folks had joined us for the annual event.  There was lots of playing in the woods and barn, people catching up around the kettle and even some maple syrup got made.  We had a magician give us a show and we took a hayride up to Camp Mowana for a nice hike past the falls and through the pine forest.  The weather turned out to be very nice and with friends visiting us from near and far we had a great day.

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!

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Everyone left and we got things cleaned up like pros.  Then up to the house where we all pretty much collapsed.  Gma&paW L&I revived a bit and sat around the table talking.  A very nice day.