Monthly Archives: April 2015

Amenia Elevator Destroyed by Fire – April 15th

Amenia Elevator burned to the ground this week. Wednesday morning, April 15th (Tax Day). About 11:00 AM, while walking home from the Park, the first smoke blowing across the fields seemed like a grass fire. The wind speed was quite … Continue reading

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Flowers Abound – More on the Way

Last week’s first wave of Hepatica blooms has faded to be replaced by its three lobed liver colored leaves. Dutchmen’s Britches and Bloodroot dominate the slopes and forest floor. By next week, today’s white blooms will give way to the … Continue reading

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A Spring Pilgrimage

Easter Sunday proved to be a glorious, sunny, dry day. The multiflora rose on the flood plain will soon  snarl the floor making any hiking a stickery trek. Unlike today’s soggy conditions, hiking conditions Sunday were ideal! A return visit … Continue reading

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