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in High Summer

We shared two cherry tomatoes this morning, the first ripe ones of the year, and that, to us, is the proof we’re fully into high summer. If I don’t pick the zucchini every day, I’m sorry. The weather is hot and sultry, the apricots are close to ripe and the peaches are following. The boys…

Thinking Thanksgiving II: Cycles

If you want to make a traditional Thanksgiving dinner wholly from scratch, you start ahead of time. If you want to make it from food you’ve raised yourself, you start way, way ahead of time – like in January of the year before. In some ways, it starts even earlier, but January is the new…

Slow Time, Fast Time

One of the tensions in my life -is that between two kinds of time. “Fast Time” is the world I live in, the one with a two hour meeting scheduled at 7pm, my husband’s classes at 12:35, Eli’s bus at 8:15 and 3:30… payments due by the first of the month, etc… It is the…