October 2007 Odd Wisconsin
John Muir (1838-1914) was a rebellious child. When he grew up and had kids himself, they gave him a taste of his own medicine. His father was obsessively severe, and the young Muir was unusually creative. A clash between the generations in the Muir home was probably inevitable. But when at the end of his life Muir pilloried the old...
Posted in Children on October 22, 2007
Last week's cool fall temperatures coincided with our last CSA delivery. This was brimming over with eccentricly mottled and gnarly squashes, the last hearty potatoes, and a 7-inch pie pumpkin. It set our minds running on those comforting winter meals that bake for hours while the snow flies, or coming home to a crockpot full of squash curry or baked...
Posted in Curiosities on October 14, 2007