In Praise of a Most Noble Fruit – Saving the Planet, One Quince at a Time

They call me the Queen of Quince. That sounds a bit Seussical, but it is God’s truth. I cannot pass a quince tree with indifference or treat it with insouciance, nor can I waste even a single slice of its fruit. My friends and acquaintances know of my obsession, and every October they pick

By |2023-12-27T19:33:51-08:00November 23rd, 2021|Food, Food Preparation, Food Supply, Foraging, Recipes|0 Comments

Chronicle Two – Fear of Fire

All summer long I was terrified that my house would burn down, in fact, not just my house, but my whole town. Every day I scanned the weather reports, hoping against hope for rain. When I went on a trip, my husband had to stay home, in case of fire. He’d be home to

By |2023-06-30T00:44:42-08:00October 28th, 2021|Drought, Drought Chronicles, Wild fires|0 Comments


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