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Nancy Menefee Jackson

  • Farrier & Photographer Juan Vidal

    As a farrier, Juan Vidal shoes horses; as a former professional polo player, he certainly can ride a horse. But it’s with his camera that he captures that moment of […]
  • Fine Dining at The Sheppard Mansion

    At the Sheppard Mansion, a full-service inn and restaurant in Hanover, Pa., a quiet culinary revolution is underway. Chef Andrew Little, who grew up just a few blocks away from […]
  • Medieval Times Transports You to the 11th Century

    I recently was offered tickets to the premier of the new show at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Hanover, Md. It’s hard to tell which I love more – […]
  • Croquet Golf – Enjoy Making Your Own Course

    You don’t have to be a golfer. You don’t have to have a golf course. But you do have to have a sense of fun to play Croquet Golf. Bill […]
  • Reshaping Landscapes

    A new product is revolutionizing everything from retaining walls to backyard water features to stone-flanked signs for a community. StoneMakers resembles traditional concrete in that it arrives in a cement […]
  • Longtime Rider Stewards the Land

    Perhaps no one knows the Brandywine land quite the way Carl “Bunny” Meister Jr. does. A former champion steeplechase jockey, he’s been riding, fox hunting and racing across it for […]
  • Five Fun, Fuel-Efficient Cars

    You want to be environmentally responsible, and, let’s face it, filling up the SUV just to run errands or commute to work is getting a little ridiculous. A gas-sipping second […]
  • 100 Artists of the Brandywine Valley

    For years, as Catherine Quillman covered the local arts scene for the Philadelphia Inquirer, she found herself repeatedly describing the tradition of arts in the Brandywine. The West Chester resident, […]
  • Civil War’s Words Come to Life

    Long after they’ve died, their words still resonate, although the letters are faded and the newspapers yellowed. As soldiers, wives, journalists, and generals, they described the terrible forces threatening to […]
  • Utility-free House Accommodates Modern Lifestyle

    Think about living totally off the grid – no utility company, no carbon footprint. Now picture doing it in a suburban neighborhood in a modern house that includes all of […]