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I have a bet with my friend George. The bet is the Little Plover will not go dry this fall. He betti[...]
It is that certain political ideologies don’t want to use the term global warming because they’d rat[...]
SETI, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, has fallen on hard times with current federal cu[...]
To love design is to own a farm shop. Agriculture since time immemorial has been of the “shop” menta[...]
I am an undiluted fan of porch noise, not to misuse here the word music. Once the porch was consider[...]
Awhile back the Catholic bishop of Melbourne announced that secular songs would no longer be tolerat[...]
“Houston, Tranquility Base here, the Eagle has landed.” That line heard 43 years ago on a fuzzy blac[...]
The 2012 calendar by MADD, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, is an odd promotional campaign. One might [...]
It is that little things conspire. I was a child once, when the NFL was in its infancy and stock car[...]
My friend Jay is an electric fisherman. By electric I mean energized, I mean lit-up. Jay is the kind[...]
It is a warm and humid night, the colloquial term is muggy. I and my kind were disappointed again to[...]
The killdeer is a strange bird, perhaps this is an axiom for birds in general, to be strange is part[...]
Once a farmkid was just a different kind of animal, if more kindly described as a tribal affiliation[...]
A vintage black-and-white photograph hangs in our dining room, the image of the house where my fathe[...]
The new Farm Bill is being cooked at this very moment and may emerge from Congress within the next m[...]