This Magnificent Tree, Fred Rogers and Dr. Seuss

This blog mirrors sugar season in that there’s no predicting what course it will take each year. Imagine my surprise and delight in finding the following unsolicited blog offering in my mailbox this morning. NOTABLE MAPLES DEPT: Christian (crew ’15 and ’16) writes: a poem inspired by this magnificent tree, fred rogers and dr. seuss.… Read More


Welcome, April. Crew member Ana shared with us that the Ojibwe of the Great Lakes region call each month a “moon.” March is Onaabani-giizis, or hard crust on the snow moon; April is Iskigamigee-giizis, or maple sugar moon.     For more on Ojibwe sugaring from a child’s perspective: .)   Weather: Nothing to alarm… Read More