Some (mostly) gentle musings on the art of “guest-pitality,” and a brief rant on what can go wrong – and what should go right – in conversation.
Spend enough time canning green beans your mind can wander… back to an old friend’s very strange experience and her attempt to recover memory of it.
A quick take on beef cheeks, squash soup, and terrific news about Knox County’s adopt a back program to feed hungry school kids on weekends for the upcoming school year.
Having been in 49 states, I figured it’s time to rate them – for friendliness, prettiness, food, that sort of thing. Some of it’s in fun, but mostly I do mean what I say, and I hope I don’t offend more people than usual.
A brief return to Olympia (our personal Slough of Despond) and some Debbie Downer moments, with an uplifting and tasty solution to the annual rampant infestation of too much summer squash.
Recalling the last time I’ll ever refuse a dinner invitation from an Italian family (in spite of the main course), and a super delicious and easy Italian way to prepare calves liver – Fegato garbo e dolce!
A great Low Country Boil Recipe from our favorite Jekyll Island restaurant, The “Rah Bar,” and a memorable conversation with our “Rah” Bar neighbors, two truckers with some special reactions to a couple of guys wearing elbow patches.
The San Luis Valley – stretching from Taos, New Mexico to Salida, Colorado – is home to the Great Sand Dunes, the Blanca Massif, the birthplace of Jack Dempsey, and more “high strangeness” than you’re likely to find anywhere else in the world. This week, we dip deep into the weird.
Great dance performance this weekend at the Strom in Camden! And the greatness originates from the heart and soul of one extraordinary and gifted person – Kea Tesseyman.
Too many school kids in Knox County – and especially Rockland -go hungry over the weekends. We can fix it. Introducing Adopt a Backpack for Knox County, with a goal to feed 200 “food insecure” lower and middle school kids in Rockland over the weekends in the upcoming school year.