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The Way Out Here
The way out here can often have the illusion of perpetual sunshine-filled days and one harvest after another. But just like everywhere else, the grey clouds roll through here as well, both literally …
Ramblings of a Catskill Flyfisher
While it may not be obvious, it’s important for anglers to be aware that there is a difference between hatchery brown trout and wild brown trout when it comes to the way they feed. The …
A BEVY OF COLUMNS
Mixed Greens

Hydrogen is in the news these days as a potential clean-burning fuel that could help decarbonize the energy sector. Proponents say hydrogen fuel can solve the intermittency problems associated with …

River Muse
The deeper you dig, the harder it gets

I am in the midst of renovating a small cottage that will be my writing space. Eventually. I thought it would be finished in August. August 1, to be precise. But after removing things like a shower …

Peace and Justice Files
Of the people, by the people, for the people

I figure it must have been a very hot day in the Athenian Agora, twenty-five hundred years ago or so. Guys in togas hanging out under some shade trees, trying to stay cool, and discussing the state …

Root Cellar
Lest we forget

In Saint Francis de Sales Cemetery in French Woods, NY, there is an obelisk-style gravestone that marks the burial plot of three small children. The stone, a narrow, four-sided pillar, stands to 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
Our seventh and lengthiest stay in Oaxaca, Mexico, took place this past winter. Smack in the middle of the pandemic. My sister Janet and I struggled over our decision; everyone we knew, with the …
Mixed Greens
Trees perform an environmental miracle, absorbing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air during photosynthesis, releasing the oxygen that we breathe and storing the carbon harmlessly in their roots, …
The Way Out Here
Let’s talk about the weather. No, this isn’t small talk. But honestly, what a strange summer it’s been. Although according to my desk calendar, fall officially started this past …