Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Human History of Centennial Woods

Centennial Woods is composed of 65 acres of mixed hardwood stands, conifer stands, meadows, and riparian zones. In the early 1900s, the land was owned by a dairy farmer by the name of Fred Fiske. Fred was originally from Brookfield, … Continue reading

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Articles Regarding the History of Greenbriar Farm

Building a Covered Bridge in Connecticut and a Link to the Past (NY Times) Richard Perry- The Bridge Out Back (INK Publications with photos by yours truly) Gold Mine Covered Bridge (VT Bridges) Connecticut to Get New Authentic Covered Bridge … Continue reading

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Fall at Greenbriar Farm

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A Description of Greenbriar Farm (Leopold)

One of the most important attributes of place is the feeling of belonging and love that it brings. Since I was raised close to the farm, I remember sledding down the hill, drinking hot cocoa from the porch, and watching … Continue reading

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Comparison of Greenbriar Farm and Centennial Woods (Holland)

Centennial Woods and Greenbriar Farm have similar ecology because of their geographical locations. While Greenbriar Farm contains a large pond, Centennial Woods only has a small brook running through it. At the shores of the pond, you can notice small … Continue reading

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Greenbriar Farm, Norwich, CT

This spot is located across the street from my childhood home. The farm consists of the main house, a six-stall stable with living quarters upstairs, a covered bridge, a few outbuildings, and a pond. It’s one of my favorite places … Continue reading

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The Transition to Winter: In Haiku

Winter is coming. There is a chill in the air. Leaves crunch under my feet.

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Changes in the Landscape

I went to Centennial Woods today in hopes to get a couple more good shots before the trees are completely barren. I found that the maples lost about 80% of their leaves and that the pines, although recent wind and … Continue reading

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