All posts by Carrie Jones Ross

Tattoo regret and what to do about it

Tattoo regret and what to do about it

Sure, that Garfield tattoo on your forearm seemed so edgy at the time, but now what? Or how about the name on your thigh of that horrible cheating bastard who neglected to mention he was still married while you were dating? Tattoo regret is becoming more and more a thing these days, but there are options.

A family farm grows rice in Esopus

A family farm grows rice in Esopus

It’s a scene that seems perhaps a little out of place — dragonflies chase each other through clusters of lush rice grass, rooted in verdant wetlands. These rice paddies are not in some Asian river delta or even the “Rice Belt” down south. They’re tucked behind a bend of a country road in Esopus.