Monthly Archives: November 2008

Singing Meadow

When I finally began the joyous process of learning our new land, I wanted a name for our place. The need for a name felt like a kind of claiming, but I also saw it as an expression of love … Continue reading

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Wood Heat

Recently I returned to a wood heat article in a Vermont Life magazine from the 70’s. It was illustrated by pictures of many creative and unusual ways Vermonters hoarded their woodpiles for winter warmth. Looking at the pictures reminded me … Continue reading

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Claiming

Never is silence more resounding than it is today. The week and a half frenzy of deer hunting has ended in our valley. And so, for the rest of us here, this is the first day of the rest of … Continue reading

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