The way out here
Cardinal rules

If you’ll recall, I recently wrote about the bears trying to get into our garbage, and I gave some advice about how to deter and educate them on boundaries and so on. Well, I’m about to …

Challah at your momma!

Mother’s Day, as we all know, is the most important holiday of May. If you disagree, well, I won’t tell your momma. But for this country bumpkin, it’s an important day to recognize …

Working hard, side by side

The running joke these days seems to be the lack of willingness of a lot of folks to return to work or apply for the many new jobs that are suddenly available. If you’re a farmer, finding help …

Crashing coniferous

There are a few constants when living in the woods of Northeastern PA. The first is that there will be trees. The second is that said trees will grow and at least some will need to be cut down. When …

The time we caught nothing

My father will likely scold me for publicly admitting we ever went out fishing and failed to catch something. So for the sake of his pride, I will explain right up front that it was a last-minute …