"NOVEMBER COMES AND NOVEMBER GOES, WITH THE LAST RED BERRIES AND THE FIRST WHITE SNOW; WITH NIGHT COMING EARLY, AND DAWN COMING LATE, AND ICE IN THE BUCKET AND FROST BY THE GATE. THE FIRE BURN AND THE KETTLE SING, AND EARTH SINKS TO REST UNTIL NEXT SPRING." ~ELIZABETH COATSWORTH~
Tomorrow is Maine Maple Syrup Sunday.... A day when the public is invited to visit sugar houses located throughout the State of Maine and learn first hand the process of sugaring. From tapping the maple tree....to collection....and boiling... any and all questions are are invited. Tomorrow the fragrance of sweet maple syrup will be thick in the cool spring air....many sugar houses offer a traditional pancake breakfast along with samples of sweet maple syrup served on vanilla ice cream....a local favorite. Tomorrow....find your mud boots....gather your family together....and head out for a day of decadent delight....Maine maple syrup....it's a good thing!