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  • At The Gracious Posse we love bringing you inspiration, especially when it’s with the help of our friends. Last week I nearly overdosed on inspiration while visiting Kinston, North Carolina and couldn’t wait to share why. KINSTON? Yep, it’s a rural culinary mecca thanks to Vivian Howard of Peabody award-winning A Chef’s Life fame on PBS. … [Continue Reading]

    Kinston, North Carolina: an Organic Revival by Chef Vivian Howard of A Chef’s Life Fame
  • If you opened this post, thank you. I’m aware that opera-going isn’t as popular as seeking out Hamilton in New York, but perhaps by the end of this post you might have more interest in the opera experience in the Big Apple. One vivid memory from my childhood was of my mother on Saturday afternoons, sequestered… [Continue Reading]

    Why Attend the Metropolitan Opera?
  • During late April’s Historic Garden Week, Virginians have just cause to believe our spring is the finest in all the land. As we gush over the tulips, peonies, viburnum, hydrangeas, azaleas, rhododendron and boxwood, we can hardly imagine spring bursting forth in such a flowery display anywhere else, especially in the drought-ridden desert southwest. A recent trip… [Continue Reading]

    The Desert Botanical Garden Proves Springtime Does Bloom in the Desert