|It is the first mild day of March:|
Each minute sweeter than before,
The redbreast sings from the tall larch
That stands beside our door.
– William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Sunday, March 08, 2009
Robins and Sugaring
I saw my first robin of the year on Saturday in Wilmot, New Hampshire. According to New England tradition, March 7 was then my lucky day. And it was. The first robin also means that sugaring season has begun —