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Cordova – The Hook and I

In the Kitchen with Marge – Creamy Truffled Polenta Recipe

First published in The Cordova Times, 9/14/2012 Nine in the morning came a bit early last Thursday. It was chilly and overcast on my walk down Lake Avenue, but when I arrived at The Little Chapel kitchen I was greeted

Make a Parol: A Filipino Christmas Lantern

Here in Cordova we have a vibrant Filipino community. We’ve all benefited by learning about the delicious food and a bit about music, and dancing from the Philipines. Last night, the Library hosted a craft night, and the featured craft

Starting to get crafty for the holidays: make a wreath from an old book

Brrr! It’s chilly if you run outside without a coat, which is what I just did to snap a picture of the fog on the lake. The light is dim here all day right now, so the photo doesn’t do

Wishing for Deathly Hallows

Most of the time I don’t mind that there’s no movie theatre here in Cordova. Going to the movies is a fun part of any trip away from town. But sometimes I just want to be part of a cultural

Feeling Sheepy

photo credit: JOE MARINARO I’ve always had a thing for sheepy yarns. You know the kind I mean. They smell earthy, feel a bit like lanolin. They maybe even have a bit of straw left in them (Spinners call this

Art in the Air

We’re having a rare sunny day, so I’m going to post quickly and get Outside! This Sunday I got to go to an open house held by members of a woodcut printmaking class here in Cordova. Artist Andrea Rich came