My favorite thing, probably, about Folk School classes I’ve taken so far is the realization that, with just a tiny bit of basic knowledge and guidance, you can easily make and preserve food with just a little time and effort in your kitchen. Things like pickling and cheesemaking and earthen oven building really don’t have to be huge processes with exact ingredients and recipes and...
god bless amurica
This past week Darin was gone, at a family reunion in Missouri, and I took it easy on work because of the holiday and the heat. Still got in my 25 hours and more, but it was relatively chill. Jane has also been busy, in and out with her parents and planning for her daughter’s wedding. My life, however, was full as always. Besides work, I played ultimate Frisbee in town on Sunday with Jon...
Quarter-Life Crisis: Over
A few days ago I was in the park having pizza with Annie after a long day of earthen oven building class, and she mentioned that it was the one-year anniversary of her arrival at her previous job at a semester boarding school. I looked at the date on my watch and asked myself where I had been one year before. After a mental double take and making sure I was thinking correctly, I said slowly,...