Climbing "The Big A"

Mount Agamenticus is a small hill in southern Maine that holds a huge place in my heart.   My dad used talk about “The Big A” constantly – he loved to hit the mountains – walk, climb, just enjoy the fresh air.  I had never been to the top of this little bump off the southern…

Hearty Minestrone Soup

We just had our first blast of chilly air this season.  It was so cold.  I almost died.  The first thing I did after deicing myself was run over to the grocery store and stock up on all the essential ingredients to make my minestrone soup.  My mom gave me a variation of this recipe about…