There's a new book in town. A book that is taking the Berkshires by storm, called'The Tanglewood Picnic: Music and Outdoor Feasts in the Berkshires.' Local author, Gina Hyams has recently culled a collection of stories and recipes from Tanglewood picnic goers, and brought them together in this great little literary creation, bringing readers a touch of summertime nostalgia. … Continue reading the story "A look at ‘The Tanglewood Picnic: Music and Outdoor Feasts in the Berkshires’"
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I was born in the Berkshires, and have always believed in ghosts. Luckily for me, the Berkshires seem to have an abundance of ghosts and the stories to go along with them. When I was younger, I lived in Pittsfield, and often saw a ghost of a Native American man, who would peek in … Continue reading the story "Ghosts in the Berkshires"
This weekend, I decided to come out of my hibernation and face this never-ending winter that has everybody moaning and groaning. I had told myself recently, that I wasn't going to go out in the elements( except when absolutely necessary), until I could go out in my flip flops and short sleeves. I know, not a … Continue reading the story "Visiting the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers"
Like most women, I am fickle about my hair. Of course, I am the opposite of most women, who visit hair stylists on a regular basis, and use products and implements to get their hair just right. I never used to cut my hair, it just grew to its natural state, and I loved it. I didn't color or style it any special way, it just … Continue reading the story "A visit to Peter Alvarez Salon in Lenox"
There was a time, that finding a good breakfast in the Berkshires was a pretty easy task for me. That was back when a fantastic café existed and I still ate dairy and eggs. The café was one of the few places in the county that you could get a delicious, gourmet(but still 'down home' tasting) meal for breakfast or lunch. Sadly, they closed last year, taking my main 'go … Continue reading the story "Finding a good breakfast in the Berkshires"
I almost skipped the annual Apple Squeeze in Lenox this year, as we were planning to be out of town for the day, but a headache kept those plans at bay, and we decided to stay local. This gave us the opportunity to stop by the Apple Squeeze, which always turns out to be a fun time for all. … Continue reading the story "The Annual Lenox Apple Squeeze"