• Along the Scottish Highlands

    From fishing to golfing to whisky tastings, the Livet Valley, along the Spey, has it all.

    Our small convoy of Arcos, those rugged take-you-anywhere ATVs, circles the rounded top of Cairn Liath. We’ve carefully threaded our way uphill…

  • Hurdling into Spring

    From a new Cheshire huntsman to the first race of the season, spring is ushering in change.

    As bulbs push up from the soil and the occasional warm breeze of spring blows, my door opens a bit wider. The…

  • Mid-Century Modern

    From Philadelphia to New Hope, Pennsylvania has its fair share of mid-20th century furniture designers.

    In doing research for this article, I came across more than one reference to the “Eames brothers.” Let’s set the record straight: Charles…

  • Excitement on the Sidelines

    Tips for tailgating throughout the season.

    Nancy Swayne has been tailgating at steeplechases for half a century. In the early days, she helped her mother plan the menu.…

  • Supermodel Perennials

    This spring, add a touch of glamour to your garden with these gorgeous blooms.

    Hardy sunflowers and hibiscus, garden phlox, peonies, Japanese anemones and helenium are good bets. Non-hardy flowers such as dahlias, gladiolas and canna…

  • America’s Sports Car Gets a Modern Update

    The 2016 Corvette Stingray has many bells and whistles, while paying homage to its 1963 counterpart.

    Driving around in a sports car with the top down is a sweet way to experience the awakening of spring in the…

  • The Rides of March

    Steeplechase season kicks off in the greater Brandywine Valley—and I couldn’t be more ready.

    My front door has been locked for a while. It’s just been too cold to open it. With March fading into April,…

  • Perfectly Pampered Pets

    Seven stylish accessories for four-legged friends.

    Every dog has its day—and with Americans spending over 3 billion a year on pet products, it looks like that day has…

  • Uncovering the Brandywine Valley

    After traveling the world, discovering secrets in the surrounding hills brings me the most comfort.

    It wasn’t long ago that I didn’t have a passport. But that didn’t mean I didn’t travel. Before obtaining that coveted, compact blue…

  • Interior Design Goes Industrial Chic

    A Chester County designer and a Kennett Square store owner share their insights on this trend.

    The latest buzzword in the interior design world is industrial—a concept that started as more of a necessity than a style. As…

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