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The Rambling Road: When no news is bad news

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but that’s mostly because there really hasn’t been anything new to post. Frankly, I’ve been waiting for the doctor’s appointment I had this morning in the hopes it would answer some questions about … Continue reading Continue reading

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Thoughts from Innisfree on the Stillwater: The test of time

I recently discovered that the building housing my coffee roastery is falling down. It’s an old brick garage, quite possibly converted from a carriage house at some point, that had the misfortune of taking a direct hit from a barn … Continue reading Continue reading

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Farming: A question of contrariness

Quite a few people have asked me over the past few years why it is that I decided to start farming. While there are a lot of reasons why I’ve decided to do this, I’ve discovered that many of them boil down to a simple idea: I’m farming because you’re not. Now, I know that […] Continue reading

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A kind of litmus test

For all you conservative voters out there who plan to vote for Republicans on 2 November, here’s an interesting test for you to use to see if you made the right choice between then and 2012: Did federal government spending … Continue reading

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Six days to go

Six days to go until we elect the man who will have to deal with the inevitable crises of the next four years.

Senator Joe Biden was not off the mark when he pointed out that world will test the next president. The world’s intent to challenge the United States is already clearly evident. These tests will not even be manufactured, as Biden suggested, except for, perhaps, the test caused by the consequences of retreating from Iraq before that country is ready to care for itself without our help. Instead, these tests will be the natural extension of the forces at play in the world as it already is. […] Continue reading

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