If there's one thing I've learned in farming it's to always be grateful. Things come and go on farms with nowhere near fair warning, if you always focus on what you just lost you'd go insane. When your barn falls down, be happy that no one was in it. When you lose a horse, be … [Read more...] about Full and By Farm, June 30, 2011
Archives for June 2011
The history of the North Country is rich, complex and has a special place in the events that shaped America. As we mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Civil War, the Whallonsburg Grange Hall and John Brown Lives! are hosting an exhibition from July 3-9 that shines … [Read more...] about Dreaming of Timbuctoo: Exhibition, Education, Engagement
This quick mashup dates from August 2010. I was driving past and saw Chad (Essex Farm) plowing with four draft horses. I was mesmerized. I sat for about half an hour and watched, snapping these few fuzzy photographs with my mobile phone. And then the heavens split wide open and … [Read more...] about Essex Farm in Essex, New York: Draft Horses!
It's the final countdown to one of the biggest days of the year in Essex, New York, and I'm wondering what words or images would you use to describe or characterize our fair village on Lake Champlain. The Essex on Lake Champlain word cloud above was created with Wordle, a … [Read more...] about How would you describe Essex, NY?
Carol Williams, Organ Concert Friday, July 1 at 7:00pm Essex Community Church Carol's performance of patriotic songs commemorating the founding of our nation will begin at 7:00 PM and be followed, after a brief reception, by the Town of Essex fireworks display that can be viewed … [Read more...] about Carol Williams Organ Concert, July 1