• Crafting the Perfect Garden with Rocks

    These natural touches add an extra level.

    Sculptor Karin Stanley works with large stones, shaping them in ways that resonate with sun, shadow and the rest of nature before…

  • The Allure of Old Books

    Baldwin’s Book Barn in West Chester is among the stores that still thrives on print editions.

    Even in an age of Kindle and the explosion of online content, real books continue to fascinate us.  One reason: Books have…

  • Hillandale Farm Provides an Oasis for Empty Nesters

    One Wilmington-based couple renovated the house to create a modern, idyllic country setting.

    When a real estate listing for a historic home in Chadds Ford caught his eye, Greg Williams didn’t waste time. The next…

  • Saddle Savvy

    Two local horsemen hold their own in the Summer Games.

    Unionville’s dynamic duo of Phillip Dutton and Boyd Martin stood tall in the saddle at the 2016 Olympic Games earlier this week.…

  • A Brandywine Valley Tour de Cuisine

    From chocolate to wine to cheese, the region has plenty gastronomic offerings.

    I recently took an exploratory tour of Hunt Country food purveyors, both to refresh my memory of their offerings and to do…

  • Alex Funk and Bettina Scott

    April 30, 2016

     Alex Funk & Centreville, Del.’s Bettina Scott April 30, 2016 Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, New York The University Club, New York [gallery…

  • Fly Fishing in Montana

    A father and son from the East Coast test their fishing skills in the West, in a luxurious setting.

    “This landscape! It’s unbelievable!” Dad had his first aerial view of Montana the day before on the flight in from Denver, but…

  • The Flavors of Kennett Square

    Summer brings with it the flavors of a local ice cream shop with Mexican flare and the World Equestrian Festival in Germany.

    It’s summer, and it’s been hot—too hot. If you’ve met me, you know that I hate the summer heat and the humidity.…

  • Attracting Hummingbirds

    Try one of these plants to attract beautiful avians this summer.

    Last summer, I was working in my garden when a ruby-throated hummingbird interrupted his rounds and hovered a few inches in front…

  • Not Your Kid’s Beach Toys

    These eight luxe beach toys will help kick summer up a notch or two.

    The season may not have the same allure as it did when it meant three months of school-free vacation, but we still…

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