Fast Fashion

Fast Fashion

What could possibly go wrong?  How do we get it right?  An interview with fashion designer, Resa McConaghy. Three plus decades ago, my Aunt Marylou gave me two black dresses, both sheaths, both high-quality knit — if I had to guess, a blend of linen and cotton — one...
Swamp Love Trifecta

Swamp Love Trifecta

Show me the money!   If I told you one-eighth of the world’s inhabitants depend on wetlands for their livelihood you would probably say I’m crazy.  They’re just swamps, right?  Yes they are swamps, and yet, the Chesapeake Bay, the Louisiana Bayou,...

The Return of the Light

Sunrise, Cape May, NJ It’s always been interesting to me how the holy days in the christian calendar overlap with the pagan holidays of old. Before we had Christmas, there was the Germanic Yule — which gave us things like yuletide caroling and the yule log — and...