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    Sap’s Running!

    It has been many years since I have participated in the making of maple syrup. But I still remember the buckets of clear liquid that we would gather and dump into a large pot on the back of our kitchen stove. My favorite part? The smell of the syrup being cooked down. It smells so heavenly!!! You can almost taste the sweet, velvet-like substance in the kitchen as it nears perfection. While the smell is similar to cinnamon rolls baking in the oven, it also reminds me of the smells exactly like a cake my Mother used to bake when I was growing up. To this day, I still call…