Let Us Eat Cake

So many wedding traditions have long histories, and interesting origins. Bouquets, rings, and white wedding gowns… they all come from somewhere, and I’ve written about a lot of it. Today I take on cake. Our classic tradition of serving cake for weddings comes from two different sources. First Ancient Rome »»Read Full Post

What to do first? The laundry!

About this time every year I make a checklist. If you're a hunter, you've been there. You go through all of your gear -- ropes, lights, batteries, broadheads, clothing, boots and the list goes on and on. In fact, making the list can be quite maddening. The one item that »»Read Full Post


stuff ‘round the mill "I always loved running...it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your »»Read Full Post

2017: Let the countdown begin

You’ve felt a different feel in the air recently. The mornings are crisp. It’s nearly that time of year – hunting season. You’ve shot your bow a few times by now, or have taken the shotgun out of the safe for a cleaning. Whether you are an archery hunter, muzzleloader, »»Read Full Post