I grew up in a household where the inevitability of death was a strangely common motivator. We were told, as 10 year olds, to exercise because it would help us live longer. Bad habits were frequently flagged as sources of death. Statements about our future were usually conditioned by “if you live that long.” It […]
For various reasons, I spent more of 2022 at the family farm than I had been planning. It is, undeniably, not a bad place to be held up. At least for three seasons of the year. There is good cycling. Lots of tools for projects. A well-staffed kitchen. Plenty of space. And above all, gardens.