Topiary of the Month Collection

Residents of the Village of Primm, the eponymous seaside tourist town on which I base my series, love topiaries—and so do I. I love their trippy shapes. The way they

Typing FIN at Barboursville Vineyard

Barboursville Vineyard, positioned along the Monticello Wine Trail in Virginia’s Monticello AVA, boasts a stunning vineyard with rolling hills and quaint cottages, historic ruins of a mansion Thomas Jefferson designed

For the Love of Fine China

I didn’t register for china when I got married. No plates, platters, or place settings for me. Had I, I’d probably opt for simple banded china; white with a platinum

How to Build Your Own Bucket List

What exactly is a bucket list? A hypothetical to toss out when someone asks—a response akin to answering what you’d do if you ever won the lottery? I think most

What Rhymes with Mother’s Day? Giveaway!

Cheers to the women who wipe noses, tie laces, and remind us to sit up straight. Happy May to all and Happy Mother’s Day to many. What rhymes with Mother's Day? Giveaway. And I've got a great one.