The arrival of Covid in Denmark (and the world) has definitely put the kibosh on my cross-border goose-following. But if you ever have to choose a place to ride out a pandemic, I can recommend Denmark—8 out of 10 stars. It loses 2 stars for not turning it away at the border ;) Almost two… Continue Reading
In the 1980s, when my sister and I were small, we’d often ride our bikes to the “candy store.” I was (and still am) a junkie for grape-flavored anything . . . Laffy Taffy, Fun-Dip, popsicles, Now & Laters, and the most glamorous candy of all—Ring Pops! They were like giant, edible amethysts :) With Brexit… Continue Reading
I can’t get enough of this roasted red pepper hummus recipe! Fortunately, cleaning the food processor is the most difficult part of making it. (I sacrificed my dishwasher to fit the propane tank for my gas cooktop—and I’d do it again!) For this recipe, I roast red peppers in the oven myself… How to Roast Red Peppers… Continue Reading
Traditional retail therapy has never been my jam. Then lockdown brought my secondhand shopping to a screeching halt—because non-essential. So I followed the goose into the freegan lifestyle. Freeganism is an alternative lifestyle based on minimal consumption of resources and limited participation in the conventional economy. I’m drawn to the freegan lifestyle for philosophical rather than financial… Continue Reading
A lot has happened while I’ve been off following the goose these past 3 years. So let’s have a little catch-up. Unfortunately, it starts with a pet loss. Opie, my faithful companion, left this plane on March 18, 2019. He was 16—and he’d been mine since he was 5 weeks old. Our solemn pact was that I’d… Continue Reading
Check back on Friday for the relaunch of Sage & Simple!
This is the end of Sage & Simple. It’s been almost 10 years and I appreciate everyone who’s followed me and supported me on this long, strange trip from Connecticut to Denmark. While I’ve loved creating and growing this blog, my freelance business is thriving, and I feel that this next chapter of my story… Continue Reading