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Warm day in the Northwoods.  Cliff is feeling the melting going on under his feet.

What day will he sink is the question?

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Warm weather has the maple trees running full time.  We had to pull out our outside evaporation pan and get it boiling over a fire to keep up with the trees.

Nice thing is the fire burns up all the sticks in the yard and gives us an excuse to clean up the place

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Jake, home from college for spring break, was helping Steve with more of the gate poles.

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Nice thing about all that bark from the gate poles is it makes great fire starting for the maple syrup.  Grant was not quite awake in the above pictures