Bringing Down the White Picket Fence

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We have a dear friend who has a spectacular vegetable garden in his backyard.  A visit to his house in the summer guarantees that we’ll leave with a bag of the most beautiful, crisp, and green collard greens we’ve ever had the pleasure of bringing into our kitchen.  When we asked him recently if he ever grew kale, his response was, “I was eating kale before you healthy people discovered kale was cool.”… Read More

This is our “terrace” as I like to call it.  The place where Paul and I spend most of our summer days taking a break from the stressful demands of the school year.  You can usually find us just inches from the water, lounging in our Tommy Bahama chairs, each of us with our noses stuck inside a good book. Behind us, in all its grandeur, sits Convention Hall, a building with… Read More