When you listen to All Things Considered host Melissa Block’s story about Thomas Jefferson’s garden, you’ll hear how he cared about putting peas on the table and sharing seeds with his friends. He also set loftier goals for his vegetable garden: Monticello’s south facing expanse was a living laboratory for a lifelong tinkerer and almost obsessive record keeper. Jefferson was, in many ways, a crop scientist..
I had been reading about the opening of The Marrow, Harold Dieterle newest restaurant after the success of his other NYC spots, Perilla and Kin Shop. Mike and I actually visited Perilla very early in our relationship, and it was one of the first chef restaurants we went to. He was excited to take me there after watching Chef Harold win Top Chef Season 1, and I had not yet started watching the wonder that is Top Chef (like I said, it was early!) After that, I started watching the show and we soon found ourselves to be the Top Chef sluts that we now are..
Under normal circumstances, when it’s high in the sky, the Moon looks white, with a few pale grey markings. Focus binoculars on it, though, and the grey areas reveal themselves as smooth, circular blotches, quite different in texture from the cratered highland regions between them. For centuries, the grey patches have been known as “maria” (seas), but we now know they are low lying volcanic plains the result of lava flows.
I still use Facebook. Just use your head and you don have to worry. To create an account I used an e mail address I made specifically for receiving all the junk out there, left out my address and telephone number, education, credit cards, bank accounts, etc.
Mulberry silk in it’s long fibre form is renowned for being the best for use in silk duvets and silk bedding products. Mulberry silk duvets generally have a little inspection zip stitched discretely somewhere into the duvet. This is there to allow the purchaser to inspect the silk.
And then maybe “The Miracle of Candice” will turn out to be contagious. Maybe not even such a “miracle” (in the sense of something that almost never really happens). Maybe something that happens a lot.. Perhaps the best known of the chic outlet shopping villages by Value Retail, Bicester Village is home to over 130 designer brands from Burberry to Valentino. Defined by its open air ‘village’ feel, a day spent shopping here feels stress free and beautifully picturesque. With the designer giants Armani and Ralph Laure counted among them, it would be almost rude not to visit it’s practically a fashion institution..