October 2013

What are you having for dinner?

"What's for dinner?" The age old question. If you enjoy fine dining, choices in a comfortable atmosphere, then you will love The Hearth. The Hearth is Partridge Knoll's dining room where chef Matt Palmer and crew serve up everything from pot roast to potato-crusted salmon. Served restaurant-style, your meal includes the choice of at least two entree options, plenty of side dishes and a soup and salad bar that are always stocked and ready. There's nothing in this world like Matt's pumpkin soup or Terry Hooper's amazing desserts. Speaking of dessert.

Is it Just Stuff?

I recently helped a friend move from their big farm house of 50 years to a considerably smaller, one-level ranch. It was a daunting task. Room after room filled with knick knacks, books, boxes and boxes of things. I'm sure you get the picture. As we were playing the game of what to keep and what to give away, I heard my friend say, more than once, "Is it just stuff?""Why do you keep asking that?" I finally asked her."Well, it's like this," she explained. "I have 50 years of memories here.