Monthly Archives: March 2011

Spring Layers for Unpredictable Weather

Just as I thought to rotate the wardrobe and put away the winter gear, we have a forecast that expects snow tomorrow night! Don’t like the Virginia weather? Wait a minute. With temps hovering just above freezing this morning, and … Continue reading

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Beating Against the Current: Lands End, Gatsby’s Mansion, Is Set To Be Demolished

(Above, the Lands End estate. NYTCREDIT: Joshua Bright for The New York Times) “There was croquet on the 13 acres of lawn, illumined by car headlights and parties at all hours for what Swope’s wife, Margaret, described as “an absolutely … Continue reading

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Easy and Elegant Life Recipes: Sea Scallops Alfredo

Boil a pot of salted water. Heat a skillet (cast iron if you have it. Don’t use non-stick) to smoking. When the water is boiling, the skillet should be hot enough. Heat about four Tablespoons of Newman’s Own Alfredo sauce … Continue reading

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