Local Treasures

Simple Serendipidy

Everyday I’m inspired by my surroundings. Whether it be the company of the people or the nature that surrounds me I often find myself feeling truly grateful to have so many positive influences. County terroir, what is it you might ask? Well to me it’s the couple that tastes and leaves with a bottle of […]

Love of Cooking

With February’s full moon falling on Saint Valentines day I thought it only proper to dedicate this post to the love of cooking. That said, I’ve never been more in love with a cookbook than first time I picked up Pellegrino Artusi’s “Exciting Food For Southern Types.” Written in 1891 it is, in my opinion, one […]

Sandy Hill Community Gardening Party

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” – Rachel Carson I love my community, I must say we’re pretty awesome. Case in point, the Community Gardening “Party” we had two Sunday’s ago where members of our community came out and help weed […]

Happy Summer Solstice!

Today is the longest day of the year1, doesn’t that just make you want to get outside? This morning I had the most wonderful conversation with a farmer from Montreal named Howard.  He is one of the many farmers that make up Les jardins du Roulant.  He told me all about this wonderful program that […]

A Day at the Market

This past weekend was opening day for a lot of things:  My parents celebrated opening day for Pickerel in the County on Saturday with a few casts off the dock and a meal of fresh fish cooked over a campfire.  The Main Street Market welcomed the masses on Saturday and then the Brewer Park Market […]

Happy Earth Day Weekend!

Just as one spoils the stomach by overfeeding and thereby impairs the whole body, so can one overload and choke the mind by giving it too much nourishment. For the more one reads the fewer are the traces left of what one has read; the mind is like a tablet that has been written over […]