open house: a gentleman’s farm in tennessee

September 24th 2015 Comments: 7

There seems to be an innate relationship between man and earth. Observe any given little boy digging in the dirt with a stick and that unspoken affair is evident. Alas, a number of these boys grow up, get educated, polished and thrust into concrete jungles to begin their industrious climbs. … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: A Gentlemans Farm

life, edited

September 3rd 2015 Comments: 17

Downsizing – people my age (53 if you must know) talk about it but seldom actually do it. It only seems to really happen when the kids drag us kicking and screaming into the retirement home. I’ve just completed the final round of two episodes of downsizing so I feel … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Life, Edited