Author: Jeff Breece

Cucumber & tomato salad

It was too pretty out last night not to go for a bike ride down by the river. Cloudy, slightly windy, and almost chilly for June. Upon arriving back at the loft, I started to pack for another outdoor trip.

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Kale and seafood stew

I’m a sucker for a good seafood stew. Once while in New York City with Eddie, I was excited to find so many iterations of this dish readily available. Well, we were out with our good friend Lisa recently and

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Summer tunes

Summer is here. I don’t know what it is but for the past four years, it’s been my season to sort of celebrate being alive. It started about four years ago really, I was doing half marathons, was the best

First tomato and mayo sandwich of the season

I was just talking about these earlier this week and lo and behold, we got our first two Ohio tomatoes in our Yellow Bird share box this week. This may be some twist on what my mom told me once

Millet salad and radish snacks

I’m getting used to this whole “cooking by the calendar” thing thanks to our farm co-op service Yellow Bird. And, as we actually had a spring this year here in Ohio, the local produce has been amazing. I made the

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Video of the Big South Fork trip

The group organizer, Myles, put together this 20 minute You Tube video of the recent Big South Fork three day hike we all took together in the rain. It’s amazing what a group of people can do together when we

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Memorial Day 2019

It’s the unofficial first weekend of summer and I spent it with my gay brothers at a campground in Northern Ohio called Freedom Valley. There were campfires, camp food, whiskey and, clothing optional, nudity involved. It was however during some

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Big South Fork Yahoo Falls

Leaning against the railing of Cumberland Falls was where I choked up silently by myself. I was moved after the three-day backcountry hike in the rain more often than not. All that water. According to Wikipedia, the lowest recorded peak

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Mustard greens and spinach pesto

It’s springtime in Ohio and, sure enough, the colors in our Yellow Bird boxes are changing. The types and variety of local produce we are enjoying is impressive. The funny thing here is that I follow a guy on You

Wisdom from a would be PCT through hiker with heart disease

I was in Cleveland working with a client this week when I came across this article in one of my email feeds. “My PCT Dreams and Why I’m No Longer Hiking,” Jenna Duesterhoeft. It’s about a young woman who, with

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