Seasonal living and the sensual, sensate life.

memoir

The River Between the Living and the Dead

The River Between the Living and the Dead

Ai Wei Wei’s Zodiac:  The Ebbing of the Year of the Ram The year begins singing its death song as fall blooms on the prairie and the days hover in the pendulum swing between abundance and dearth, life and death. Outside, the yard is full […]

Acts of Faith, Part 2

Acts of Faith, Part 2

I’d long planned to write about canning what Greg and I have grown in our prairie garden this summer.  We’ve got loads of tomatoes, beans, peppers, leeks, potatoes and kale.  I wanted to talk about the sheer poetry of sealing San Marzanos into steaming glass […]