• Destinations

    Biking the Great Allegheny Passage

    The Great Allegheny Passage bicycle trail runs 150 miles from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Cumberland, Maryland. Developed along former railroad lines the trail traverses through five counties and two states. Most of the trail is along tree covered quiet trails. Accommodation…

  • Cuisine

    Buche de Noel/Yule Log

    My love affair with homemade Buche de Noel started four years ago and now it is a yearly tradition. This year’s flavor was chocolate, chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. The chocolate sponge cake was dusted with powdered chocolate, rolled with…

  • Cuisine

    Thai Curry Spaghetti Squash

    When the temperature dips (from 90 to 75 degrees) marking the return of fall in the Low Country, I feel this urge to begin cooking heavier meals. This year the squash collection in the grocery inspired this spicy spaghetti squash…

  • Art

    Panoramic Photographer

    Growing up in the mountains of North Carolina, Debra Zumstein spent her youth playing in the woods, taking nature walks, camping, hiking and biking in the stunning landscapes of the Pisgah National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway. She moved…