Jewels Under the Kilt -A couple of self-proclaimed nuts cracking a whole new market

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015

Elizabeth Burrow and Mitch Kosir won’t mind at all if you tell them they’re nuts. They knew that changing their lives and careers and venturing into the world of agriculture was going to be a tough nut to crack and would raise some eyebrows. But this husband-and-wife team has everything it takes to succeed: passion […]

Ice Cold

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015

The Carpenter and I have been together a long time and, to his credit, he marks rather high on the romantic gesture list (if you consider remembering to put the toilet seat down affection). But it’s not every day a kiss from the Carpenter knocks me to the ground – literally, as in, “I’ve fallen […]

Spitting Dirt

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015

It has long been a dream of mine to sit in a sulky driven by a qualified driver behind a really fast racehorse and tear up the racetrack. And survive (that last part is kind of crucial). I can now proudly say I’ve experienced that dream and lived to tell about it. Last month the […]

The Good Wife

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015

I’ve spent a lot of time in this column telling you about my spouse, the Carpenter, and how lucky I am to have such a great man in my life. Well, enough about him already. I think it’s time I tell you how incredibly lucky he is to have married me. I am a good […]

Turned On

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015

Christmas already feels far away. I would be remiss if I didn’t reassure you that I got my holiday wish for time to relax and enjoy my family. But the gift that keeps on giving is the extension cord Santa placed in my Christmas stocking. On Christmas morning, I held it up with a puzzled […]