Vegan recipe APB

kale

Everyone who knows my husband, and almost everyone who knows of him, knows that he is hopelessly, irredeemably, unapologetically carnivorous. He eats meat or fish every day, often more than once, and he supplements it with plenty of butter and cheese.  He is fond of saying, when a salad is put in front of him, […]

In for the winter

Staging the bagged seed

Whew. That’s done. It’s one of the biggest jobs of the year, and it’s done. The oyster seed is in the cooler. This year, we had twice as much seed as we’ve ever had, and so the job was twice as big. More than twice as big, actually, because it was a terrific growing year […]

This is a dead deer. Don’t look away.

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I have a bone to pick with you. With some of you, at any rate.  Specifically, those of you  who object to articles about killing animals and photos of those animals, killed. I kill animals. Over the past several years, my husband, Kevin, and I have killed most of the meat we eat. We have […]

On gun shopping

My doe from last year

I bought a rifle. I bought a rifle because Kevin and I have been hunting deer in states that, unlike Massachusetts, allow it, and a rifle is a much better tool for deer-hunting than a 20-gauge shotgun with a rifled barrel, the only other gun I own. I should say at the outset that I […]

What camping does to you

Obligatory Acadia selfie

Those of you who come here often already know that Kevin has managed, against all odds, to get me camping. A couple months back, we bought what he billed as a ‘tiny house,’ but is really a standard-issue slide-in truck camper. We did a shakedown cruise in the form of a one-night stay at a […]