Late Autumn Thanks for Early Winter

Late Autumn Thanks for Early Winter

PINE PLAINS, NEW YORK. It's not supposed to snow on Thanksgiving — at least not in Duchess County, New York, about an hour southeast of Albany — but it did this year. Snowed aplenty. A man we met there who restores old barns told us there's a saying that the weather you get in November will tell you what the coming winter will be like. OK, we're warned. Cold receptions aside, on our road trip to eat a delicious turkey dinner — with 15 folks of various ages stuffed gladly around one long table — our journey ploughing through somewhat undriveable conditions yielded the following sights.

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Photos by Whitney Smith, except 1, 3 and 7, by Debra Slack.

 

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Photographs by Whitney Smith or Debra Slack © 2014 Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture. www.wildculture.com

 

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