The way out here
NOT Father’s Day fishing

For the record, I was right. But then I was wrong. Returning to the right, I’m going to chalk up my confusion to a well-balanced case of aging. As someone who prides himself on being organized …

The ballad of chicken salad

Better late than never, seems to be the motto of my family homesteading this season as we race to catch up with nearly every aspect of our farming. We started up our season of meat birds again after …

One potato, two potato, three potato, a thousand

On the subject of planting season, I have more to do than I can say. Since I’m about to spend a page of the paper talking about it, you can assume just how much I really have to do. Farming …

Elderberry eating

Most of us are familiar with the seasons as they are presented in an elementary classroom: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Fewer of us are as familiar with the micro-seasons that pass within and …

What's the big dill?

There are some smells in the morning that fill your nose and welcome the morning with a warm and aromatic transition from a slumberly dirge to a functioning status. As I awoke this past weekend from …