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A few years ago Kerstin and I started a blog called A Grain A Day. We updated it daily and had a staff of regular contributors for awhile. It did well—we even flirted with Kashi for an advertising spot. The … Continue reading
Here’s to more big life in 2012.
“Every man is born with a particular bent, which will discover itself in spite of all opposition.” —Allan Ramsay, 1751 This is our cranky cat, Loki. We have two cats and one dog, and like many urban pet owners, we … Continue reading
I spent the weekend chopping wood up at my grandfather’s cabin. One of my favorite Novemberisms.
Today I got my first pair of Red Wing boots. Leather uppers, size 11 D. Made in Red Wing, Minnesota, USA. A buddy of mine and I drove down to Red Wing to their official store to get these … Continue reading
The simple mechanical beauty of this machine makes me wonder if this was as good as it got, that perhaps the pendulum began swinging back after we began erasing simplicity and effort from things. When we began to use technology … Continue reading
I’ve been away, and it’s been so nice. June has been giving hints of good weather, and we just couldn’t resist pitching a tent and getting into the woods. We headed south toward Wabasha and spent a few days at … Continue reading
You’re not any older today, darlin’. You’re standing with more beauty behind you. Happy birthday, Kerstin. <3