Hedgehog, painting by Hans Hoffmann, c. 1584. One night, not long after my wife and I moved to Israel, I walked Kulfi, our dog, in a public garden near our apartment. We strayed off the sidewalk. Kulfi was eagerly investigating several clumps of grass. Then, I noticed something odd and a bit scary. It appeared … Continue reading Beset by Confusion!
(Cucurbita pepo var. giromontina). Found in Berzi near Bauska city, Latvia. Sanja565658 / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0). Over forty years ago, I became a vegetarian. I was a philosophy graduate student at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Not, in all of the time since, did I become familiar with the term "vegetable marrow." Recently, however, I … Continue reading “I Cultivate the Marrows”