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This Month’s Featured Article…

Luxury on the Green

Curious about the newcomers to Sharon on the Green? So was Main Street Magazine when the distinctive name, Lambertson Truex, appeared on the window at the stop sign across from JP Gifford. What was this high-end brand from the turn of the last century doing in Sharon, CT? I sat down with the […]

July 31st, 2019|

Amy Clampitt in the Berkshires

In 1992, American poet Amy Clampitt purchased a modest house near Lenox, MA, with part of the money she had received that year in a grant from the MacArthur Foundation. The MacArthur Foundation makes six-figure, so-called “genius grants” to “individuals who show exceptional creativity in their work and the prospect for still more […]

July 31st, 2019|

What We Talk About When We Talk About Vacations

There is something inherently interesting in asking someone about their vacation plans. Beyond the social propriety of inquiring about the status of a fellow human being, travel plans can be quite revealing about the personality of the traveler. Do they go to the same place every year, or do they explore new destinations? […]

July 31st, 2019|

Tomatoes 10 Ways

Hooray, it’s tomato season! There’s really nothing like a sun-ripened tomato. From the look, the feel, the smell and the taste, a ripe tomato just says summer.

It’s strange to think that it wasn’t until the late 1800s that the tomato’s popularity with Americans began to solidify. Before that, the fruit that’s a relative […]

July 31st, 2019|