Archive for August 12th, 2017

Chadds Ford Days coming Sept. 9, 10

The Chadds Ford Historical Society is hosting the 52nd annual Chadds Ford Days festival the weekend of Sept. 9 and 10. This family- and dog-friendly event commemorates the Battle of the Brandywine that took place on Sept. 11, 1777. The event runs from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. Chadds Ford Days includes over 50 of the area’s finest ...


Photo of the Week: The Back Door

Imagine a shadow on a partially opened door, the shadow of a person in colonial garb. Or maybe there’s an imaginary echo of a peg-legged pirate tapping along the stairway carrying a barrel of grain for a long journey home. Or maybe it's gunpowder.


Mind Matters: The connecting human condition

Riding on the subway—called the “T” in Boston—the other day, I looked around at all the faces, the feet, the eyes, the shapes, the clothes, the hair. We are all packed together, elbows and hips crammed in narrow seats and jammed standing too. I muse that it would be hard to believe in anything but in inclusivity and the commonality of being human. There is hardly ...