I drop my backpack on the ﬂoor, kick off my shoes, grab my towel, and hit the shower. “Thank goodness the day is over,” I say to myself. As I exit the shower, I complain to myself about the “back-breaking” labor, the heat, the dirt, the heavy tools, and the other demands of my job. But yet again, as I settle down at home after returning from work, I ﬁnd myself eagerly anticipating the arrival of the next day…
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Amosh Neupane | July 28, 2014
Amosh Neupane | July 17, 2014
What’s the difference between an axe-mattock, a pick-mattock, and a pick-axe? Which rake is better, the hard or the soft one? How does one separate a poison ivy plant from other, non-harmful shrubs? What’s the best thing about mugwort?*** Man, I could go on with the questions… This ﬁrst week has been all about questions for me.
Amosh Neupane | July 7, 2014
To many people, the thought of spending the summer outside working under the sun isn’t a pleasing prospect. The sweat, the sunburn, the awkward tan lines, the freckles, and all the other downsides of outdoor labor make people desire an air-conditioned oﬃce workspace over something outdoorsy.