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Blazing through fall

The leaves changed color in breathtaking beauty and hung out for a while. Now we’ve had our first snow and many, but not all, have fallen. 349 more words



Home sweet home. Back to work work and deferred projects.

I am getting ready to build an outdoor clay earth oven to bake pizza and bread. 246 more words


How to Build an Earthen Oven — Savoring the Past

The existence of ovens like this is easily documented for the 18th century. In fact, just about every ancient culture had a very similar oven. There’s one particular wood cut illustration from medieval times depicting an earthen oven built on a wagon.

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The Dirt Under Our Fingernails

The Dirt Under Our Fingernails  (2015)

We spend the afternoon digging
clods of dirt
for the earth-oven.

Boot-heel spade, root-sinewed soil.
Down to the heavier
rust-red clay,

where the unborn memories play. 70 more words

Building an earth oven

In mid-December I gave an earth oven building workshop at Juthour Arboretum. I am thankful and grateful for the fact that Juthour welcomed me in their space to give my first workshop in my home country. 308 more words

Earth Building