Those scattered flurries packed a wallop, but Jim’s right in that the sap will be flowing in the sugar maples in no time. Time to head to the sugar bush!
Spring is in the air. I don’t exactly know why I say that, as it is still -1C outside (with windchill feels like -9C) with scattered flurries in the forecast, but I feel it. Perhaps it is the fact that the sun rises earlier in the morning now and sets later in the evening. Maybe it was the slushy puddles I jumped over and through getting the kids to school this morning. Or perhaps it was the sign that said “Maple Syrup” that I passed over the weekend and instantly had my mouth-watering.
I think that was it.
Mmm, golden, delicious maple syrup is a sure sign of Spring in my books. When you hear tell that the local sugar bushes are swinging their doors open for another season, you know that full-on Spring is finally on the horizon. If you haven’t been to a sugar bush, this year…
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