There's a movement afoot . . . well, there are a lot of movements afoot these days, but what I mean is, in the world of foodies, cooking, and all things tasty, there seems to be a preponderance of cast iron retrograde in the air. From Huffington Post to "The Pioneer Woman" on HGTV, to the … Continue reading #10 Back to Basics: Cast Iron for Your Mountain Cooking (Grill, Saute, Sear, or Bake!)
As a lover of good wine myself, I have increasingly looked forward in my dotage to a glass of wine nightly with dinner as a pleasure I'm all too willing to indulge in. Notwithstanding the fact that some recent research has had something of a "killjoy" effect on that experience. (Studies now say that women should … Continue reading #9 Yep, There’s WINE (and a Wine FESTIVAL) in Those Hills!
"It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit." —Robert Louis Stevenson Do you ever get the feeling that as much as you love your … Continue reading #8 Your Brain on Nature: Mountains vs Internet & SmartPhones
What is a "Random Act of Wild(ful)ness?" According to an organization in the U.K. whose sole purpose in life is to get more people doing more things in the Wild, its any thing that you can do in an average working day to bring a little nature into your life. They can take a few … Continue reading #7 Random Acts of Wild(ful)ness
Just exactly what IS a "wildlife management area" and why should we visit one? To learn more about one of Garrett County's best kept secrets, what gems you'll find there, how to prepare for your visit, and how to make the best memories of it, listen below, subscribe to the podcast, and read on. Nestled in the … Continue reading #6 Hidden Gem: Mt. Nebo Wildlife Management Area