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Byline: By WILLEM LANGE

Preheat oven to 350º. With a paper towel, thoroughly grease the bottom and sides of an 8-by-12 baking pan. Spoon in and smooth down the contents of...

Living alone as I do, with relatively few opportunities for conversation (I couldn’t help but notice, for instance, how little my life changed...

I suspect that most people from away who come to peep at our fall foliage, ski our mountains or spend a few days at an inn or an AirbnB have no...

The end of October has always seemed to me the end of everything before that and the start of our annual winter’s sleep. During my contracting days...

Rain drips steadily from the eaves as the afternoon winds down to dusk. The thermometer slides slowly down into the 40s. The house is warm enough...

It was Sunday afternoon of a three-day weekend thanks to the recognition, at last, of the North American indigenes, who’re taking over the place of...

During what’s turning out to be a relatively long life so far, and in spite of generally straitened financial circumstances, I’ve had the...

Seven of us were seated comfortably around a couple of blankets in an apple/peach orchard, chewing on cheese-tomato-mayo sandwiches. Steve, right...

If all goes well (and when does it ever not?), you’ll be reading this as I’m cruising down the upper Missouri River in the stern of a drift boat...

You need a couple of onions. So you pick up the pencil you keep beside the grocery shopping list on the kitchen counter and jot “onions” beside the...

I’ve been away for a few days and haven’t been keeping up with my email as diligently as I normally do. But when I did check it finally, imagine my...

You know how a dog, obeying some primordial prompting, sometimes circles a prospective nest before lying down? This week, as the sauna-like heat of...

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