Yesterday we drove out to the sticks for what we can only assume is a typical day in the life of New Hartford. We began with a lovely hike around Lake Mcdonough:
We ended up at the Saville Dam. There is a strict 'no face-sitting' rule at the dam:
Even out in the country, the socioeconomic class divisions are obvious:
On our way back into town, we stopped to talk to this local goat:
You can really work up an appetite after a long hike! It was time for a gourmet country meal:
1 banana, sliced
1 jar Peter Pan peanut butter
1 box Ritz crackers
Combine and enjoy. Serve with a Reisling.
Then is it was time for a good ol' fashion book-burnin'!
We spared this classic:
As the sun went down, the neighbors came out and a hootenanny ensued. 3 different kinds of potato salad were served. The party ended on the early side, as one of the locals had to wake up early this morning for a cow slaughter. In Northwest CT, they work hard and play hard.
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