Monthly Archives: October 2012

Autumn Poem by Stephen Vincent Benet

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Autumn is filling his harvest-bins With red and yellow grain, Fire begins and frost begins. And the floors are cold again. Summer went when the crop was sold, Summer is piled away, Dry as a faded marigold In the dry, … Continue reading

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Direct from Norfolk County

Sample Recipes from “Direct from Norfolk County, Ontario’s Garden Recipes” a Norfolk County Recipe Book. Chef Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries with Cinnamon and Maple Syrup Recipe by Rose Reisman 2 large local sweet potatoes (about 1 1/2 lb), unpeeled and … Continue reading

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Lavender Pear Recipe

Recipe for Lavender-Poached  Pears Serves 6 From the article “Vive la France” by Nanette Blanchard in the June/July 2000 issue of “The Herb Companion” magazine. 3 fresh Bosc, or other firm pears 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons dried lavender flowers … Continue reading

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Norfolk County Fair

It was Norfolk County Fair Day.  Since we can remember, we always looked forward to fair day.  As children, we can still recall the excitement and anticipation we felt looking forward to our day off from school to attend the … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Day

    I had decided it was time to trim back the wild rose bush that was starting to obstruct one of our walking trails.   Walking down the path, I noticed a beautiful monarch butterfly.  Along with honey bees, spiders, … Continue reading

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Norfolk Studio Tour

It was the first day of fall for our Norfolk Studio Tour. The rain stopped just in time for us to commence our day trip.  We intended to visit at least six artisans so we were anxious to get started. Our … Continue reading

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