Friday Aug 29
View of Chicago River calls to mind Seine River in Paris
A happy set of circumstances found me awakening in Chicago one morning. Looking out at the Chicago River from an elevated hotel room is picture-postcard perfect.
The Washington Post
Patowmack Farm: Fresh from the ground - and from a chef's imagination
After studying the menu at the Restaurant at Patowmack Farm, my party is approached by a waiter who hardly needs a notepad to take our requests.
Small family farmer fights back against over-reaching government forcing her off her land
Martha Boneta, operator of a small family farm in Paris, Virginia, achieved success not only for her business but also for small farmers and property owners across the state when the "Boneta Bill" finally became law on July 2. Despite efforts from local and state government officials, including Fauquier Zoning Administrator Kimberley Johnson, who ... (more)