"Sharp, quirky, and occasionally nettlesome", Walking the Berkshires is my personal blog, an eclectic weaving of human narrative, natural history, and other personal passions with the Berkshire and Litchfield Hills as both its backdrop and point of departure. I am interested in how land and people, past and present manifest in the broader landscape and social fabric of our communities. The opinions I express here are mine alone. Never had ads, never will.
Bluefish, that is. David Churbuck placates the fickle fates by offering the first Blue of the season back to Neptune. Carpenters nail a tree branch to the ridge board of a new house to bestow good luck, so why not kiss a fish?