Virginia’s Second-Home Market Is Hot, Hot, Hot … and Transformed

August 13, 2020

Instead of recreational purposes like horseback riding, hunting and gardening, what buyers now seek is refuge, a space to spread out and distance from their neighbors.

2020 Garden Tour Is Shelved

April 22, 2020

They are gorgeous. Intimate. Grand. Colorful. Hidden. And they will remain so until next May. They are the gardens of the Georgetown Garden Tour, an annual springtime event that lets […]

Buy Fresh Buy Local


In the middle of a global pandemic, food is more important than ever. The Buy Fresh Buy Local Program is a nationwide effort that works to connect local farmers and […]

AllTrails App, the Perfect COVID Thing to Do

April 8, 2020

For those going stir crazy inside, as they say, there’s an app for that! AllTrails, an app for hikers has an “outdoors” platform with crowdsourced trails from nearly 10 million […]

Touring Egypt: From the Sublime to the Surreal

March 25, 2020

For the first two weeks of March, my main concerns were whether I was brave enough to ride a camel (no) and wondering out the window of an air-conditioned coach […]

A Winter Escape to the Greenbrier

February 26, 2020

A Swedish massage at the famed resort is only a train ride away. The multiple restaurants, casino and massive parlor fireplace will keep you warm and entertained.

Quebec City to New York on Queen Mary 2

January 29, 2020

My husband and I needed a recharge. Not for our computers, for ourselves. Our Rx? An eight-day Queen Mary 2 luxury ocean-liner voyage from Quebec City to New York. Pre-departure, […]

Fatness at 50

January 15, 2020

Who doesn’t start out life at some point loving the freedom of riding a bike? I have fond memories of learning to ride over curbs, building bicycle jumps and bicycle-mounted […]

Christmas in Middleburg

November 20, 2019

If you’re looking for a holiday experience straight out of a Hallmark movie, Christmas in Middleburg is a truly magical treat. Over 10,000 visitors make their way to Middleburg, Virginia, […]

At Home With Sheridan-MacMahon

November 6, 2019

A FAMILY BUSINESS BUILDS ON FAMILY MEMORIES IN THE HEART OF HUNT COUNTRY It’s easy to be seduced by Middleburg, Virginia — the grand estates and horse farms, the mountain […]