After a Weekend with Babette

After a Weekend with Babette

This past weekend we had the joy of hosting a Babette’s Feast at the Homestead. From a fictional fjord community in Norway in 1871 to present-day North Carolina (and the world over), Isak Dinesen’s classic short story called Babette’s Feast has inspired many special...
Sehnsucht Sightings

Sehnsucht Sightings

There are places and moments in our lives that we wish we could make last. When C.S. Lewis was an atheist, he spoke about times when that sensation would fall on him: “the stab, the pang, the inconsolable longing” one gets when we experience something that brings us...
I Went To The Woods Because…

I Went To The Woods Because…

  “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what was not life, living is...