Category: Farm life
The sweetest season
Like a whiskey, wine or cider tasting, getting just a swish of flavor is key when trying a bunch of new, unknown apples.
Beware the evils of Trunk or Treat
Has Halloween become a time to fear fear, rather than embrace it?
The buzz of being done
Last week, after two years of writing and revising an essay about beekeeping, post-partum depression and acceptance, I was able to let the process go: The piece was published on the website Lion’s Roar, in conjunction with the Buddhist Justice Reporter. Lion’s Roar is an in-print and online magazine devoted to exploration of meditation practice…
Keeping bees with Sylvia Plath
What do beekeeping, motherhood and post-partum depression have in common? Sylvia Plath! And me, as I dream up a new essay and writing project.
Death and creation
After the death of a farm cat comes recognition of how lonely farm life is.