I follow nature writing in the news, and saw an article in The Spectator today about Amanda Craig’s recent novel The Lie of the Land. The author of the article, Lauren Freeman, starts out with: I’ve diagnosed myself with early onset cottage-itis. It’s not supposed to happen for another decade, but at 29 I dream […]

Winter Dreaming

Over the weekend it seemed I bumped my toe several times, even before dipping into the mulled wine on Saturday. My father-in-law suggested putting something over my feet, so I did–slippers. After a very busy but great weekend full of family and friends visiting, and despite that occasional clutzy toe thing on Saturday, my toe […]

An Inside Weekend

Despite my call from the wild, I’ve had mostly an indoors weekend. I had some projects that had to be done, including the finalization of Ron Melchiore’s Off Grid and Free: My Path to the Wilderness, a truly awesome book that I hope off-gridders everywhere will enjoy. The Kindle version is up at Amazon now, […]