Did You Blink?

The gun hunting season started so unseasonably mild. I wondered about the hanging carcasses at various deer camps that I pass along the way to the office and whether the temperatures at night were enough to keep them from spoiling. It was so mild that I told my Thanksgiving guests to be sure and bring …

Star Power.

Last night, when it was nearing the time to hit the sack and I was in the process of turning off lights, Dave rushed in from the deck, grabbed my arm and pulled me outside. He didn’t say a word, so my heart started to pound for fear that something was wrong. Once outside (and …

Wine Dinners at the Chattering Squirrel.

Friday night’s wine dinner at the Chattering Squirrel, “A Contemporary Marriage of Italian Wines and Cuisine” was a fantastic opportunity to appreciate the fine culinary skill of their chef, Jon Dykeman. His day-to-day routine involves creating amazing lunch offerings for the Squirrel. But he really shines when you unleash him on a full blown, multi …

Burning Ban Lifted.

Go ahead and have your Memorial Day campfires! Because our trees are completely leafed out and after all the rain that has fallen, the burning ban was lifted Thursday night. Hoorah! Have a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend!