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Carefully laid out on a table, but still somewhat jumbled, are curiosities of history: seashells, coins, stones, small ceramic vessels, and maybe even seeds. Books and paintings are propped up on the table and the wall behind the table, including two paintings of insects. Everything makes you want to stop and stare. At the very top left corner hangs something truly curious: a dark, armored tear-drop with a long, spiked tail. For the artist who painted this “cabinet of curiosi
I recently returned from a visit to London and its environs, including the picturesque villages of the Cotswolds. As an architect, I was enthralled by the charming stone buildings with thatched or tile roofs enhanced by lush gardens with their bright blossoms and imaginative topiary. On the first day of my stay in Chipping Campden, I discovered a cobblestone mews between two buildings, and behind one building was a stone wall topped with a dense hedge. An arched opening in th
Spend a summer afternoon or evening at one of these three farms in Kent and Queen Anne’s counties The rural byways of the Upper Eastern Shore are always worth exploring, especially in summer, when the Queen Anne’s lace and black-eyed Susans bloom in the roadside and local farmstands burst with produce. So head down some country roads in Kent and Queen Anne’s County to destinations that reward your trek off the beaten path with excellent wines, craft beers and unforgettable on
Easton’s new restaurant Taste offers small plates and craft cocktails. A few recommendations for ordering: Servers recommend 2 to 3 plates per person. Order 3. Order plates to share with a group. Opt for cocktails over beer or wine. Save room for dessert. Recently, I implemented a rule for myself when dining out: order the thing you can’t get anywhere. For example, I recently selected a poached egg dish served with fried oysters (unusual) over a poached egg dish served with c
In the mid-2000s Phil Liske of Preston sought to diversify his personal business portfolio. He had a successful hay-hauling company, and his wife, Vickie, was a hairdresser. But Phil wanted something sustainable that would fulfill his lifelong dream of owning a farm like the one his grandparents owned in Connecticut when he was a boy. His entire adult life, Liske held onto memories of the old farm: long-running stone fences, bubbling streams that tripped over rocks, and lives