Archive for September, 2010

The Hidden Glade

After a violent storm a few years ago, a large tree, which borders the native grass field and the woods,  was blown over.  Well, not completely. Though much of its root system was wrenched out of the ground, enough remained to keep it alive. So, instead of removing the fallen tree, Dave, our grounds-keeper at  Gari Melchers […]

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The Art of Entertaining

By all accounts, Gari and Corinne Melchers were very social people.  A quick glance through their correspondence and personal photographs gives evidence to this fact.  Whether neighborhood children for ice cream at the general store or entertaining heads of state, the couple enjoyed the company of all people. While in Paris, Gari Melchers probably entertained American artist, Mary […]

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