Frankenstorm Minestrone

As everyone on the East Coast is well aware, Hurricane Sandy is a-coming. Nicknamed “Frankenstorm,” due to its gigantic size, she’s got all of us here thinking up ways to use up the perishables in the fridge before the power goes out. My investigation showed onions, carrots, cabbage, some end of summer squash, and a … Continue reading

Touring a Virginia Backroad

This past weekend, hubs and I decided to make a trip up to Staunton, VA to take in the fall foliage. Our intent was to drive up there and back, but sometimes plans change, often for the better.

In Search of Persimmons

We took time today to wander down to the new house site and take a walk through the woods. I was hoping to find some persimmon trees on the property, but did not see any during this excursion.

Bee Club Outing

The Buckingham Bee Club set up a booth on Saturday at the Historic Village at Lee Wayside in Buckingham County, VA for the Fall Farm Festival. The village is located on Route 60 west of Sprouse’s Corner about 4.5 miles. Unfortunately for me, I used their directions finder on their website which sent me scurrying … Continue reading