Fill your pantry (and your heart, oh gawd)

Winter is approaching here in the southern Willamette Valley.  The trees have turned from the verdant beckoning of summer, through the fiery torch of autumnal oranges and yellows to the spindly fingers of winter reaching up to the grey, matte sky.  Though, I shouldn't discount the lush promise of a Pacific Northwest winter.  As the … Continue reading Fill your pantry (and your heart, oh gawd)

Butchering; a story of inner conflict

I didn't sleep much last night.  It had something to do with the little-too-much wine I had and a lot to do with the prospect of killing something larger than a bug on purpose for the first time.  Our landlords/mentors, Bonnie and Erin had told us the day before that they were planning to butcher … Continue reading Butchering; a story of inner conflict