Last night's snow fell gently, coating each branch and berry in a sparkling, sugar cookie blanket of white. Though the flowers and leaves have disappeared, winter's backdrop unveils a skeletal beauty that summer disguises with its splendor.
Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the first installment of Best of the Fest Children's Film Series, produced by Chicago's Facets Multi-Media and presented at Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest. Milos Stehlik (pictured above), founder of Facets, travels the world to find films for children that engage, entertain, and empower. Last … Continue reading This Weekend: Best of the Fest Children’s Film Series and The Antiques & Garden Fair
The first snowflakes of the season fell this afternoon, bringing with them a familiar mix of emotions. Like boarding the ferry after saying goodbye to a romance that was never meant to last, you know beautiful days lie ahead but you're still not quite ready to let go.
"We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures." - Thornton Wilder Clockwise from top left: (1) maple glazed apple crostata, recipe here (2) firewood (3) wild turkeys at Menemsha Inn, Martha's Vineyard (4) acorns collected from our treasured oaks (5) a favorite wine (6) … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving