MARTIN BURKE PHOTO
On a gravel lane just off one of the busiest stretches of Route 114 in the Center, Cris DiOrio, a big, bearded man, was taking tools out of the bed of a pickup parked under a tree.
There was an occasional sound, a hush of traffic from the road. Town suddenly became country as Cris, 29, walked up to an acre of cultivated land to work, he said, on “some irrigation issues.” (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Down the garden path: Rosemary Sanwald, Peter and Kate Topliff and Toby were the first ones down the path cleared by the Vinebusters crew in Sachem’s Woods last week.
I’m assuming your bulb order has been sent, as mine has been and that you’re getting ready for the fall roundup. The next column will be my last — not only for the year but for good.
There’s a lot to do, but with the cool, brisk sunlit weather of fall, it actually feels good to be outside and working. (more…)
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO
My very own berries. The bush was not really full, but full enough.
While we have been spending time with great adventurers and grande dames, what’s been going on and what did we miss? (more…)