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Tiny House Update

As I write this, I am brushing off bits of tiny house sawdust from my sweatshirt. The cluster flies have gone back to sleep now that the windows are no longer full of sunshine. It’s been a busy week here…
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Window of Opportunity

My seasonal position at the Cornell Research Farm is now on it’s Winter break. Working there for the Summer was good and I’ll miss working with the guys there. The job will be available next May and I’m more than…
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Super Harvest Moon Eclipse

It was an evening in September that marked a special event in the night’s sky. Something we won’t have the opportunity to see again for another 18 years. Coming next in 2033, a super harvest moon will again combine with…
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DIY Wine Press

In my last post I talked about sourcing local grapes for making wine at home in the Adirondacks. After crushing and fermenting, it was time to press. So this week I wanted to show you how I pressed the grapes…
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Local Grapes, Local Wine

We’ve made some excellent wines with family in New Jersey at La Cantina Bongiovanni and we’re now going into our third year. We’ve made Sangiovese and Montepluciano blends that have amazed our friends and family. But all of the red wine…