Editor's note: Well, according to the supermarket middle aisle displays, Christmas is just around the corner. But let's pause for a final, celebratory look at the lovely, fiery reds and golds that are lighting the roadways in these last days of autumn. This story originally appeared in the autumn issue of Sound & Country,...
Tickets are on sale for the reveal party of the Tickled Pink 2015 calendar, organized by the Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Chamber of Commerce. In the calendar, local husbands, colleagues, coaches and consultants bare (almost) all to raise money for Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Cancer Center and the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.
If it was up to Kristin Hartnett, life would come with a laugh track automatically installed. It's not the recycled one-liners of Steve Martin and Johnny Carson that give her a chuckle, but rather the experiences people encounter on a daily basis.
An hour after checking in to Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour in West End, Grand Bahama Island, I feel as though I've entered an Etch-a-Sketch that someone has shaken, leaving just a blank grey screen.
Marge Ellingson, secretary of the Country Quilters of Northeast Connecticut, says the age-old craft is seeing a rebirth due to magazines, websites and guilds that are making what was once retro now renewed.