Life at the Crossroad

Life at the Crossroad

Back in 2010 I subtitled my new blog 129 Twig and Vine ‘At the Intersection Between Art and Life. All these years later, I am living—literally—at an intersection. We moved into the little brick house in ate April and the year of work is slowly ebbing from our...

Late Summer Foraging

  Are you a forager? In spring I dig up ramps and cut fiddleheads. I love to find raspberries, blackberries and untended apple trees. But other than morels, which I can identify well, I’m a little timid to collect and eat mushrooms. The surprise of this...

Abandoned

I drive by this alpine meadow near my house most days and see a shingled roof up there through the trees. I’ve been so curious about this cabin since glimpsing it for the first time last year. So a few weeks ago I was traveling past mid-morning on a weekday and...

Salad Days

Between thunderstorms we’re celebrating the salad days of summer. The thunderstorms have been a daily occurrence. No swimming in the river to beat the heat. {But Paul’s watermelon cocktail on July Fourth was a good idea.} And salad. The row of mixed...