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The Way Out Here
My wife and I have been moving out of our house for what seems like the last half-century. However, as a result, our diet has diminished in creativity and quality as we have begun to frequent the …
Ramblings of a Catskill Flyfisher
As a longtime angler, I’ve had trouble finding rising trout during almost every mayfly hatch that occurs each year along rivers in the Catskills. All species, it seems, provide their own set of …
A BEVY OF COLUMNS
Mixed Greens

As a kid, I treasured a scrap of thin silvery material about four inches square, the souvenir of a school presentation by a visitor from NASA. He told us about the launch of a satellite called Echo, …

River Muse
Dogs and the Fourth of July

Sometimes things happen that we can’t explain. Like that time I said, out of nowhere, from the back seat of our little red VW Beetle, “The moon is groaning.” “I was just …

Peace and Justice Files
A critique of critical criticism

“History is a pile of debris.” — Laurie Anderson Let’s face it: History is a big bleeping mess. Civilizations, cultures, battles, empires, peasants, generals, advances, …

Root Cellar
The power is out (again)

I realized this column was due minutes before our power went out during last Tuesday’s evening storm of heavy rain and high winds. What else is new? I thought, already planning for the …

From the Relationship Center
Regret, guilt and forgiveness

As I work with clients, sometimes themes emerge at different times. Since I have been working my Mental Freedom™ process with clients, themes of regret, guilt and forgiveness have been …

Jude's Culinary Journey
I was disappointed, even frustrated, when my sister, Janet, discovered an allergy to shrimp. At a Japanese hibachi meal in upstate New York, we had a delicious lunch, then headed for the parking lot, …
Mixed Greens
Over the past year, there has been a significant relocation from urban areas to the Upper Delaware region in response to COVID-19. What started as a run on short-term rentals as pent-up city dwellers …
The Way Out Here
As many of you will know—either by reading this column or through the community grapevine—my wife and I are always working in agriculture, be it with vegetables or livestock. Very …