Here is an article I just wrote for Isthmus, a Madison, WI, weekly newspaper. WHERE HAS ALL THE RESEARCH GONE? Federal Cuts Threaten Research at UW-Madison. This situation isn’t confined […]
In the instant we signed the papers and took charge of our 44 acres back in November 2003, we became stewards of many thousands of trees, including several swathes totaling […]
This fall in the Midwest, and perhaps particularly in the Driftless Area, the leaf color has been over the top. Breathtaking, heart-stopping gorgeous. In the sun the leaves radiate color […]
We designed Underhill House to be energy efficient, and this week we finally whittled down our energy use a little more with an umbrella-style clothesline.
The decision to spray some of the world with a herbicide took us years to make. Here’s why we “rounded-up” a piece of our land.
While I was sanding and finishing our kitchen shelves ( see my post Turning Tree Trunks into Kitchen Shelves ) that were cut from thick slabs of cherry wood harvested […]
Doug and I try to eat as locally as possible, and with a year-round farmers’ market in Madison, we are still getting apples, and root vegetables grown last year – even cabbages, which are so much sweeter and more flavorful than anything that has been drenched in petroleum while being […]