homesteading

Jerusalem artichoke_sunchoke_harvest

Choke Hold

It’s easy to understand why Native Americans cultivated Jerusalem artichokes* for centuries. These sunflowers are perennial, drought-tolerant, neglect-loving, and storage-friendly. The real puzzle is…

Cedar House Inn and Yurts

Kidnapped

Turning thirty was a five-day rite of passage that involved multiple surprise parties, an unexpected home exterior decoration, and a billboard on Columbus’ busiest…