I was very sad to note that the katsura tree I planted in front of the chicken coop is going BALD. That stands for Bark Atrophy Lichen Decline, a lethal syndrome.
This young pair of cedars are typical. The one on the left is totally brown; the one on the right soon will be.
This area of Oldwick is beautifully preserved. For the most part, newer structures are in keeping with the colonial style.
I read one complaint from a woman who lost power in the last blizzard and was melting snow over a fire for water. The pan was filthy, she said.