Food
Embracing fermentation: a tale of vegetable culture
Before this year, I never knew much about fermentation. I liked sauerkraut on sausages and enjoyed the crispiness of pickles, [...]
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Rural Life
Rediscovering magic at the county fair
Being back at the Lac Qui Parle County Fair immediately transported me to the days of my youth as I [...]
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Food
Copenhagen: the city of visual perfection
I traveled to Copenhagen exactly one year ago and spent three days by myself wandering the streets, inhaling the most [...]
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Poetry
Shining the light of poetry: Naomi Shihab Nye
Meeting Your Favorite Poet: Naomi Shihab Nye There she is. I know that voice. I’ve heard it through a tiny, [...]
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Rural Life
Casting anchor in the scarcity of rural life
At every moment you choose yourself. But do you choose your self? Body and soul contain a thousand possibilities out [...]
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Pottery
Awareness in a waiting world
David Whyte, the poet and philosopher, captures the essence of awareness in his poem, Everything is Waiting for You:  Your great [...]
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Rural Life
Creating space in the granary studio
There is a therapy in fields – east, west, nothing speaks but the sky. … Could I live like this? [...]
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Travel
Defining success: my fight with a stranger in paradise
So there we were in San Juan, having recently arrived in Puerto Rico to attend the wedding of our former [...]
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Food
Shakshuka: a tale of culinary pursuit
On my kitchen’s bookshelf sits a cookbook called PLENTY. If you opened it and turned to page 87, you would find a well-traveled [...]
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Poetry
A new year: pushing the limits of our creative minds
A new year is upon us. This means something unique for everyone - for some it's the start of tax [...]
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