Consider the Acorn

Reflections on Rural Life

Hunters: A Meander

January 4, 2019

My essay “Hunters: A Meander,” will be coming out soon in the fabulous journal of creative nonfiction, Fourth Genre. It’s one essay in a new book of essays centered on mine and Ruth’s farm in rural Maine that I hope will find a publisher this year. Check out the Fourth Genre website for some great […]

One Tree At a Time

January 4, 2019 | 1 Comment

Beginning in the Fall of 2017 I took a three-year leave from my teaching at the University of Maine Farmington to pursue a Master’s of Divinity degree at Harvard Divinity School. I’m now in my third semester. So far, it’s been an intellectually and spiritually challenging experience that has helped me grow as a thinker, […]