Today is the greatest feast day on the calendar (The "-mas" in Christmas literally means feast in Latin). The day which conveys, above all other days, the spirit of generosity and fellow-feeling. So it seems fitting to share a few images from a dinner which took place on December 14th at Flatrocks Gallery which took … Continue reading Feast!
Bear with me here, because we're about to go on a wild ride through the field of Women's Studies. Not exactly the usual fodder for this blog. Actually, it's not that the ride is wild so much as it is complicated by a thicket of various historical figures of local importance and beyond, who are … Continue reading Woman to Woman: a Dinner in Honor of the Sargent House
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For the third and final act in the Summer of Weddings, we recently went to a wedding at Brynmere, a huge old, rambling, seaside house in Annisquam, Massachusetts, which beggars description. There is nothing for me to say about Brynmere other than the fact that I want the sort of life that gives me a … Continue reading Drum Circles & Vintage Creamers: A Wedding
My nephew Andrew just married a girl named Elizabeth, who grew up a couple of cornfields away from him in Ohio. They've known each other their whole lives, but it took a change of scenery a few years ago -- a college trip to Europe with fellow students -- for them to really see each … Continue reading Handmade Wedding
It's been a crazy summer. From Germany and Canada to the west and east coast of the United States, my family all converged on the farm in Ohio for several weeks. Sometimes all at once, sometimes in succession. A wedding, a family reunion, and a camping trip involving the 47 members of my immediate family … Continue reading Summer Living