A Traveling Gypsy At Heart

A Traveling Gypsy At Heart

My great-great-grandmother was a gypsy, traveling around Germany selling pots and pans out of the back of her family’s donkey cart. When a fair-haired German farmer saw this dark-eyed beauty at the town marketplace he said, “Die will ich!” That one, I want....
The Lost Kitchen – Down East Magazine

The Lost Kitchen – Down East Magazine

Imagine losing your job, home, marriage, and custody of your only child in one fell swoop.  It happened to Chef Erin French of The Lost Kitchen in tiny Freedom, Maine (Population 719!). Check out my profile piece on this extraordinary woman in Down East Magazine to...
Hunting Hen Clams on The Penobscot Bay

Hunting Hen Clams on The Penobscot Bay

Hen clams are about the size of softballs, but clam-shaped and striped with algae  from sitting on the bottom of the Penobscot Bay.  On a foggy Maine morning, we waded out to our knees during the lowest tide of the year, urban hunters hoping to end the day with a...