Bush-biking the Ives’ Trail

Autumn has made its presence known here in the Northeast; our forests in Connecticut have reached their peak colour transition, the nights are getting longer and chillier, and farmers are completing their harvests before winter sets in. The excitement also draws folks from out-of-state, touring our back-roads and parks to see for themselves the grandeur … Continue reading Bush-biking the Ives’ Trail

Apple Harvest and Cider 2015

This was the second year I got to participate in the annual apple cider event at work, in Julian Alden Weir Farm National Historic Site. Last week on National Public Lands Day, we held a smaller cider-making function due to the surprising surplus crop of apples this year. You'd never think we had a drought … Continue reading Apple Harvest and Cider 2015