The Fall Feast

“The woods are looking a little gray.” -          Oscar Severson That was my grandfather’s annual observation that deer season was nigh. Every deer hunter knows the time—the short days of November when the colors of autumn are long gone and the temperatures start dropping as quickly as Indian summer’s chances of making a comeback. Stripped … Continue reading The Fall Feast

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Autumn Harvest

As I write this column, it’s the first day of fall. The changing leaves, the bountiful harvest…OK, the harvest has actually been a mixed bag. The asparagus patch is booming and yielded a few stalks in only its second year, and should be fantastic next year. Its next-door neighbors, the butternut squash, look like they’re … Continue reading Autumn Harvest