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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wild Peach Chase

My search for the summer’s mascot has officially begun.  As soon as August arrived I began to fret: peaches?  Where are the peaches ripe?  Will they be perfect?  Plentiful?  Cheap?  Flavorful? I didn’t even think about the peaches in the backyard as an option.  I knew they were there, and while Francis described them as […]


  They say you are what you eat, but I think Felix eats with his eyes. We went to Ithaca this weekend and visited Oechsner Farms, Wide Awake Bakery, and Farmer Ground Flour mill.  Felix fell in love with the fields of grain, the machinery, and the people.     Since we’ve been home, his […]