Pat Kettles

A few weeks back, I was wishing for spring and the accompanying warm weather that ushers in the season. Actually our spring, if indeed there w…

When this column first appeared in the Star 17 years ago, I was a neophyte to varietal specific glassware. I, like a lot of my contemporaries,…

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, I face an identity crisis. My ancestor surnames include Morris and Campbell. I have always felt the very Iris…

In the premiere appearance of this column in March 2001, I was tasked with recommending locally available wines for stocking a wine cellar. Mo…

I know I am a relic. I love antique furniture, carpets and tableware, some of which have come to me from multiple generations. I have collecte…

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