The way out here
A slice of life

I talk a lot about the way things are out here in the country. Some of the hobbies I enjoy, the lifestyle I pursue, and the work that fulfills my soul. As a somewhat belated update on the latter of …

Creamy chicken rice casserole

Spinach. The ingredient, once so despised by so many children that mothers banded together to create a cartoon to push the propaganda of its instantaneous muscle-growing effects (don’t …

A waiting game

Like thousands of other local hunters, I found myself watching the sunrise from a deerstand on opening day of rifle season. Like many of them, I spent the time surveying my surroundings, taking in …

Coffee at all costs

In honor of this being my 50th column of The Way Out Here, it is only suitable that I should write about something that I am extremely passionate about. It’s something that even those who do …

Something soup

It’s a sure sign of a well-trained country cook when you start coming up with your own twists and versions of common meals you might have all the time. But have you ever thought of what you …