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A Hippies Diet

I was in my early teens when my mother took to wearing a pendant around her neck that read, “War is not healthy for children and other living things.” Around my own neck, I wore many …

Homemade cookies by the pound

Wednesday, February 20
DAMASCUS, PA — The annual Cookie Pick event will be held at The Dime Bank in Damascus on Friday, February 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 …

Staying toasty in winter

Wednesday, January 23
Why not get right to the point? I don’t like winter. It’s an annual refrain anyone who knows me has heard. The beauty of …
TRR photos by Jude Waterston      In lieu of a time-taking meal, the author sets out this spread of hors d’eavures to entertain guests. 

Let me entertain you

Wednesday, December 26, 2018
For the 20 or so years that my sister Janet and I were weekenders in this area, we found the time to entertain our little circle of …
Photos by Jude Waterston      Duck can provide a pleasing alternative to turkey.   

A Thanksgiving odyssey

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
I have been thinking lately of how my Thanksgiving celebrations have morphed over time. It was so very many years ago—I …