Then and Now: Part I

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I was sorting through some photos recently. A project that I believe seems to fit with January in the greater scheme of getting organized. I found some old photos of…

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Basketball in the Barn

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ASK AMY: Will the basketball net be taken down? This is a seasonal question - and one that I often forget about until it pops up again. Every fall like…

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Letting Go

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The time has finally come for a new barn roof. The original roof was one of the nicest features of the property. It was painted green, but has rusted over…

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Life’s Little Necessities

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New ideas for South Pond have brought with them a new reality: the need for permanent washrooms. (Let's face it--port-a-potties are many things, but pleasant isn't one of them.) So,…

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The Swallows of Summer

As we restored the barn, I had no problem getting rid of stray nails and rotten boards. What I couldn’t get rid of was the population of pigeons, swallows and…

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Open… Barn?

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Several were invited. About 25 were hoped for. More than 100 showed up. The recent open house (or is that "open barn"?) at South Pond was a wonderful chance to…

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