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The Way Out Here
The interesting thing about Thanksgiving is that most individual dishes within it are widely controversial. For example, take the standard that is cranberry sauce. Both homemade and canned versions …
Ramblings of a Catskill Flyfisher
The other day, while contemplating a topic for this week’s column, I happened to pick up my old copy of “Matching the Hatch,” by Ernie Schwiebert. When I opened the little volume, …
A BEVY OF COLUMNS
Mixed Greens

Land acknowledgments are becoming customary at educational gatherings. As the participants introduce themselves they acknowledge the tribal people who once occupied the lands where they now live. The …

River Muse
Going to the movies

Waiting for our only local movie house, the Callicoon Theater, to reopen, I got to thinking about what going to the movies has meant to me. “Oklahoma” was the first movie I ever saw in a …

Peace and Justice Files
All I want for Christmas (2021 edition)

My wonderful and beloved wife has already started dropping some hints about what she’d like for Christmas. (A good book, geared for artists, on the anatomy of animals, for instance. Any …

Root Cellar
In appreciation of Kristin Barron and Root Cellar

Columns ‘highlighted the deep nature of her mind’ I don’t recall exactly how Kristin and I met, but by the time her daughter Lily was born, we were fast friends, and celebrated …

From the Relationship Center
Regret, guilt and forgiveness

As I work with clients, sometimes themes emerge at different times. Since I have been working my Mental Freedom™ process with clients, themes of regret, guilt and forgiveness have been …

Jude's Culinary Journey
Years ago, my sister, Janet, and I traveled to New Mexico. We fell in love with that part of the country—the colors, the Native people, the history, the handicrafts, the mountains and striking …
Mixed Greens
Hydrogen is in the news these days as a potential clean-burning fuel that could help decarbonize the energy sector. Proponents say hydrogen fuel can solve the intermittency problems associated with …
The Way Out Here
One of the little joys of living out here is the sharing of tales between friends. One outdoorsman to another, you will find there are uncountable tales, some fictitious, others just a small stretch …