March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

How do you get them to return to the farm?

It used to be that we were a nation of farmers. But farming was a hard, demanding lifestyle. In the early 1900s people began migrating away from rural America to the cities where factory jobs were plentiful and life was easier. More...

Scattering Seeds

This is an essay written 16 years ago, as an entry in a boat log. The vessel was a small wooden ketch, restored by a master boat builder. The log entry describes the writer’s first sail aboard his newly purchased boat. More...