Abbey Road Review

By Rachel Brown It is only appropriate to end the year with a phenomenal album, one that raised the bar for all rockn’rollers by simultaneously transcending the past while setting the stage for an entire generation of new rockers. Of course, no other band has had the power and influence[…]

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Honey-Almond Lace Cookies

Courtesy of Miette Bretschneider Ingredients: 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1 cup toasted sliced almonds 1/4 teaspoon table salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped Directions: Combine butter, honey, and brown sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring[…]

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Breakfast in America Review

By Rachel Brown When recognizing and honoring the creators of flawless rock albums, it isn’t surprising to find bands like The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd dominating the charts. In contrast, a group like Supertramp rarely seems to make the grade; however, their greatest album, Breakfast in America, should not[…]

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Round Bread With Swiss Appetizer

Courtesy of Hannah Horvath This “Round Bread with Swiss Appetizer” is the perfect go-to recipe for all of the holiday gatherings I know you are expecting in the near future. Not only is it incredibly easy to make, it offers an eclectic mixture of flavors in each bite that everyone[…]

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Sophia’s Heart Community Outreach

By Irene Kennedy & Rachel Brown The Chesapeake Business Centre is abuzz more than usual these days, and it’s no secret that much of the excitement is centered around our recent remodel. There have been questions circling about what has been done with the old lighting and furniture, so we[…]

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Haystack Associates Showcase

Haystack Associates is a specialized recruiting firm that offers services for both engaged and contingency searches covering Legal, IT solutions, IT support, and Healthcare. Joel Broadbent launched the firm in 1998 and is proud to boast of team of top recruiters who are as dedicated to family and community as[…]

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Days of Future Passed Review

By Rachel Brown In the late 60’s and early 70’s, progressive rock first found its niche. The experimental sounds of the genre escalated in popularity through the commercial success of bands like The Beatles, who broke into the rock arena with pop favorites like “Twist and Shout” but gradually expanded[…]

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Pumpkin Squares

Courtesy of Rachel Brown Cake 4 eggs 1 15-ounce can pumpkin 1 1/3 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together eggs, pumpkin, sugar, and[…]

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Franklin Festivities

In keeping with this month’s “Treats For Your Table”, don’t forget to check out Historic Franklin’s annual Pumpkinfest celebration on October 26th. This free festival, which has entertained locals for 29 years, starts at 10 a.m., dishing out non-stop fun all day long, from costume contests to chili cook-offs. So[…]

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The Dark Side of the Moon Review

By Rachel Brown Recognized by this musical aficionado as the most flawless record of all time, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon took the world by storm the moment it hit the airwaves. From its catchy single “Money” to the more obscure “Any Colour You Like”, the album flows seamlessly[…]

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