2011 has been a hell of a year. Good stuff, bad stuff, indifferent stuff. Most saliently for me, it marked my relocation to this amazing part of the world, and all that that entailed: the beginning of this blog, the … Continue reading
Today was beautiful, and didn’t even feel like winter: 50 degrees and sunny. I wanted to go for a hike, or at least spend most of the day outside. I got involved in a bread making project mid-morning, however, and … Continue reading
And I’ve fought it all my life And the battle’s now a war But I’ll get up tomorrow And I’ll fight it all once more I want to do what’s right But I’ll never understand me I’ve always had a … Continue reading
Fried rice with parsnips in it. Earthy sweetness plus salty, gingery spiciness = yum.
The other day I had the unique privilege of being at my friend’s welding shop when the plasma cutter was in operation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plasma_cutting). As well as welding farm equipment (and anything else that needs it), he makes decorative metal art, … Continue reading
If Toby Keith is an unabashed patriot, bad boy and unapologetic hawk, Brad Paisley represents a cuddlier, more cosmopolitan tendency in contemporary country music. While songs like “Camouflage” and “This is Country Music” shore up his good ol’ boy credibility, … Continue reading