“A Man Apart: Bill Coperthwaite’s Radical Experiment in Living”

These days we buy very few things that fall outside of the food and basic survival categories. One of those very few things arrived this week, wrapped in raw sheep wool from the authors’ farm in Vermont: A Man Apart: Bill Coperthwaite’s Radical Experiment in Living, the just released book by Peter Forbes and Helen Whybrow […]

If you build it, they will come

There was a swamp behind our last home.  I feared it and wished it away.  A sprawling murky mystery, full of darkness and mosquitoes, creating an impassable barrier between us and the hundreds of acres of conservation land beyond. But by the time we left that home eight years later, that swamp was one of […]