A light (and short) bit of entertainment for a warm summer Sunday
Come with us on a journey to the time of St. Teresa of Ávila and St. John of the Cross.
The Phillips family had been in the New World for two generations already when John was born in 1776: The first Phillips of this line, James, immigrated during the first decade of the 18th century from Suffolk in England.
For the day after the summer solstice, something light to enjoy.
If you are unfamiliar with this delightful opera, just listen to the overture and you will most probably realize that you are, in fact, quite familiar with it after all.
A dear friend from AR sent us this cake recipe, ‘Mama’ being her dear mother-in-law.
Sir John Eliot Gardiner with the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir
From the Maguelone Festival 2012
Our 10th and 11th (and 11th and 12th) great-grandmothers Chidester both died around the same date, albeit a quarter of a century apart.