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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Rhode Island

I feel odd about seafood. I don’t love fish, and won’t eat much – except canned sardines or kippers – at home. Near coasts I’ll eat more, but I still feel funny about it, because of overfishing, and something else I figured out last night. The smell and taste of boiled seawater make me squeamish. […]


“You’re taking pictures, you’re taking notes, but you’re not buying,” admonished a man with a red blonde beard and a straw hat. The Amish farmer was arranging cantaloupes on a trailer. “I have to work first,” I said, though I wasn’t sure if I was going to bid. I went to the Mohawk Valley Produce […]