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The Month of May Posts…

Chautauqua Institution and The Cheese Board

One of the hidden gems of our area is the Chautauqua Institution nestled solemnly against the pristine backdrop of Chautauqua Lake. For those who have never heard of the Chautauqua Institution it is a center for education, religion and entertainment. Originally, the Chautauqua Movement was a means for education that had traveling summer tent lectures all across the country in…
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I was out filling our decimated bird feeders this evening (man, those birds can eat!) when I heard a buzzing. Was it a bee? A mosquito? Nope, it was a hummingbird. Alas, those feeders were empty too. I think he buzzed me to let me know that he wanted a little something too. I think everyone knows that sugar water…
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May

I’ve always loved May.  I know June is the first month of summer but to me the true first month of summer has always been May.  The spring flowers and bushes are usually in full bloom.  The lilacs are always out by the fifteenth. We have a lilac tree that is over forty years old.  It is a double white…
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