September 4, 2019

Recently I found my way to The Peggy Rockefeller Farm (please take a moment to look at it) on Mount Desert Island. Once a private farm it is now a teaching farm as part of College of the Atlantic and is managed by C.J. Walke who lives onsite with his wife, my dear frie...

April 24, 2018

I love the greening of spring and those of you that know me understand how deeply I love the soil and the land, 1st up after my children and grandchildren.

  But every year, we have to go through the cycle of the earth taking its rest, the leaves fall, the light goes lo...

December 21, 2017

I have been looking for vintage buttons for two years and this summer hit the button Bonanza!  A friend that is an antique dealer had bought out a Vintage Button business and now those buttons are mine.

All buttons shown are from that collection.  








October 30, 2017


It's Pumpkin Time and Oma's part of the Friday night celebration was an inspiration....   Pumpkin Coffeecake that is both gluten and dairy free.  I've done a lot of specialized cooking over the years for family and for traveling guests when I have been guiding, so ada...

October 30, 2017