Now that the first month of 2017 is one for the record books, hopefully we can all take a few deep breaths and regroup. Yes, January felt like it was three hundred years long, and yes, we’re still in the thick of winter, and yes, the political landscape (regionally, nationally, and internationally) is tense and… Read More Letter From The Editor: February Encouragement And Theme
In my neck of the woods, the temperature’s been in the teens (not counting wind chill) and we have so much snow on the ground that I’m done trying to walk in it. Maybe eight or ten inches have accumulated in the last couple weeks? It’s hard to say at at this point. It’s pretty,… Read More Letter From The Editor: January Newness And Theme
I often get a little twinge of jealousy when I see photos and hear stories of friends trekking to the wilderness to cut down their own trees. I see the appeal; the fresh air, the snow, the pride that comes from lugging the tree to the car, the rosy cheeks, the memories made. I totally… Read More Letter from the Editor: December’s Theme
To our readers, our friends, and our families (with a special shout-out to those of you that fit two, or even three, of those categories): Welcome. On the day I’m drafting this, I’m drinking tea (ginger peach) under a fleece blanket near a window showing me a foggy fall morning and yellow leaves on my… Read More Come on in.