Follow Me: SCA member blogs from the field

Follow Me is the place to read field dispatches from SCA members serving the planet all over the USA.

Amosh Neupane | July 28, 2014

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…

Amosh Neupane | July 28, 2014

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…

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.