39 thoughts on “The Sweet Season”

  1. Lovely photo–“sweet” (as the younger generation say)!! And with the sap welling up from the roots, “give rise? is perfect! You were kind enough to let your earlier photo grace my Sugar Snow story, and now this one is the perfect follow-up! Here’s to Spring, and pancakes!

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  2. Great photo/word combination! My father has friends who are maple sugar-ers and I’ve visited their place….I don’t think I’ve ever smelt anything as good as maple syrup being made…especially on a cold day!

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  3. When I was a little girl a story in my reader about this process captured my imagination and fascinates me to this day. Big smile when I saw this picture.

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  4. Again, you’ve made me homesick for New England. Years ago, my best friend, his wife, and I sugared a small stand. Lots of beer, lots of patience, and the sweetest of tastes …

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  5. I love that they are doing it the old fashioned way in your photo!!!
    Around here its long plastic tubes laced like spider web through the trees to a big tank somewhere at the bottom of a hill. What a charming picture

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