A late winter field trip, in my backyard again. This is a plant that we inherited when we moved in, some 35 years ago. I can’t believe it’s been that long.
My twin daughters are living at home while attending college. Adults technically, but that does not save their dates from the mandatory ritual of coming inside to meet the parents.
February is designated as American Heart Month to bring awareness to the prevalence and severity of cardiovascular disease in the United States. Nearly a quarter of deaths in the United States are caused by heart disease. Though this is a staggering statistic, the good news is that heart dis…
It is no mystery that Nadia Henderson decided to become an author. Her dad is a teacher, her grandmother writes poetry and her mom keeps a journal and has a series of manuscripts stashed throughout the house.
It’s a tale from Nebuchadnezzar to nightmares. Who knew dulcimer diaries could be so intriguing, from notorious Biblical references to waking up with a palpitating heart?
Sitting at the spindly card table that is my bedroom work station, I was reminded by the family dog, Max, that my setup for at-home office work stinks.
I had my first bircher muesli in Switzerland, where it’s a breakfast staple. I was at a breakfast buffet, and a large bowl of what appeared to be a thick and chunky porridge was presented in the center of the table. At first glance, I was unimpressed, but at the prompting of my Swiss friend,…
Maybe we’re all polyamorous. I know I am. Hallmark-hyped holiday aside, there’s one thing almost everyone can agree to love, even if we have different preferences: music. Few things cause eyes to light up and the pulse to quicken faster than to ask a question like “What is your favorite albu…
I’ve always loved librarians.
Presidents’ Day is upon us again, and that always makes me think of George Washington.
Q I am pregnant with my third child and take nutrition during this time very seriously. This is the first time anyone has mentioned choline to me. Can you tell me more? FJ, Winterville
The humble and satisfying sandwich can be found in nearly every culture. From classic American PB&Js to hoagies and burgers, wraps and clubs, pockets and panini, and an international smattering of open-face toasts and tartines, there is a version of a sandwich for every cuisine and appetite.
In more than two decades as artistic director of Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival, Ara Gregorian experienced his proudest moment in the fall of 2020.
Q I grew up in a house full of boys. I have four brothers who were rowdy and loud. Plus, my dad had a huge presence in the household. I have a boyfriend who is the opposite of them. He is sensitive and thoughtful. As much as I love my family, I would never call them sensitive. My boyfriend c…
This is the latest installment in an ongoing series about local musicians.
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