Category Local, healthy, and seasonal cooking

Simple Revelations

One of my son’s best friends and his mother came over for the first time last week, and a couple of days later we went to their house. The little boy and my son are classmates, and they also attend the library’s pre-school storytime together. I’d met his mother at many of those storytimes, but […]

The Canine Atonement

I have to admit it: I was a bad wife. Paul, my husband, made it clear that although he would grudgingly support getting a new dog, he A) wanted to wait until spring, B) wanted a relatively small dog, C) wanted a short-haired dog, and D) wanted a male. So of course I fell in […]

Tales from an organic dairy farmer

The Muse is still on sabbatical, so I decided to post an article I just wrote for the local paper. I hope anyone who’s interested in farming, cooking with fresh foods, or green living in general will support Inga’s project and enjoy watching her shows. The Witscher Family Produces Shows As Well As Milk By […]

Mr. Snowlover

The day my son has been dreaming of has finally arrived: the winter’s first snowstorm. A great deal of his young life has passed since the last snow melted; in fact, I saw on the news that many parts of the Midwest had broken records for the most consecutive days without measurable snowfall. And yet […]