Almost Heaven

Making a home in West Virginia

The Journey One of the things I love about living in the Eastern Panhandle is that just about anywhere where I go, the scenery is so beautiful. Even going to the dentist is more enjoyable when I get to take in the likes of this: continue reading.

Made Me Smile When I saw these, I had to have them. Aren't they cute? continue reading.

Along my Morning Walk

Spring is Officially Here! The Farmers' Market opened in Charles Town today! continue reading.

Rainy Days and Mondays For those who remember the sensation singing duo the Carpenters, the title of this post probably has you humming the rest of that line. But I have to say, rainy days don't get me down. Sure, if I had a great picnic planned or an outdoor wedding to attend,… continue reading.

Recipe Testing I enjoy cooking and baking. I find them both to be challenging yet relaxing. I enjoy the creative nature of the work and satisfaction of a job well done – at least according to my taste buds. Over the years I’ve developed some kitchens skills by… continue reading.

Transition I made a big crock pot of overnight oatmeal for some folks to have for breakfast recently. It was chock full of apples, cinnamon and cranberries. There’s nothing like waking up to a house that smells like an apple pie! As I was adding the finishing… continue reading.

Winter’s Last Hurrah?! We had been a little spoiled the last couple years with rather mild winter temps and not much snow. This season was decidedly different with lots of cold AND lots of snow. Now that it's over (most hope), was it really that bad? Sure there were school… continue reading.

Fall in Love with Christmas…Again! The turkey is gone, the tree is half decorated, and the to-do list is already a mile long! If your holiday stress level is destined to approach full capacity any time soon, check out this article (page 12 via the link below) by Marty Copeland. I first read it… continue reading.

Heaping Harvest There is nothing like a really fresh tomato! And I mean FRESH. I picked some tomatoes and herbs from my garden for tonight's salad. Well, not all the tomatoes will go in the salad - some will get delivered to folk tomorrow. In the meantime, chopped basil… continue reading.

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I was asked to comment on Patti Sherwood's abilities as a Realtor. Simply put, Patti has been everything I expected of a Realtor and a good deal more. I couldn't be more pleased with the service I've received from her and the entire… Continue reading this testimonial from Dan Zoll