Category Archives: Out and about

Redneck life

The other night I was hanging out with some friends who live in a neighboring hamlet, about thirty miles distant. We ate brownies packed with several kinds of candy bar and listened to Eminem radio on Pandora.com. After the children were packed off … Continue reading

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Providence and first pie

On Sunday I made the first pie of the season. Saturday night was, well… a little rough. I woke on Sunday with a non-functioning left foot, and probably close to 60 pounds of produce to process. After moping around for … Continue reading

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Apples

The other night I picked apples in the dark. There is an orchard about 40 miles away from my house where anyone can go and pick fruit for free. The story I heard is that a farmer grew fruit trees … Continue reading

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Weekend

This past weekend was intense on a number of levels. I worked harder than I have in quite some time and went on a few great hikes, as well as eating my weight in expensive cheese and cake. Here are … Continue reading

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Owl

Today when I was walking with Ayla, I found a dead owl by the highway. As you may have guessed, there’s a lot of roadkill here, mostly skunks, a few raccoons, coyotes, deer and the occasional cat. This was the … Continue reading

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Sunday morning

Not trying to overdo the Johnny Cash, but this just seemed appropriate. It’s such a joy to watch people have so much fun with music – Kris and Johnny are obviously having the time of their life. Last night I … Continue reading

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Pictures

I helped out at the farmer’s market today. The sun was shining, everyone was happy, and the gorgeous bounty of late summer was everywhere in evidence. I drank excellent coffee, ate a cinnamon roll and delighted in the world. And … Continue reading

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