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EXPOSING SCHOOL LUNCHES

I got assigned to write a profile of a blogger for ON WISCONSIN, the University of Wisconsin-Madison alumni publication.  The topic immediately caught my attention, but I had no idea how impressed I was about to become with Sarah Wu. Here’s how the piece starts: A hotdog encased in soggy […]

WANT TO BE A BIONEER?

I do! I just learned about the Bioneers, and realized that is what I have been trying to be for many years. My grandparents were my pioneer role models.   In middle age, a country school teacher and a rural mailman moved from their house in town to an abandoned farm […]

PAINT OR STAIN OUR TIMBERS?

Our house will be built of unmilled timbers, which we selected from our woods (see  my post How to Peel Trees).  Most of them have been peeled and are starting to dry before they will be felled this winter.  Some are too tall to peel until they are felled.  It’s […]