A 9-year-old monk has never before left his Bhutanese village perched high in the Himalayas. The nearest road is a three-day walk distant, and Peyangki has never even left his village. In 2012, however, the world comes to him: Laya will at long last be connected to electricity, and the first television will flicker on ...Continue Reading
On a warm October afternoon Veronica Jaramillo walks through rows of skinny apple trees on the orchard where she works as the sun sinks behind rolling Missouri hills. The 30 year-old migrant farmworker reaches into a tree on the Waverly, Mo., orchard, and in one fluid motion, picks a Golden Delicious apple. “I don’t like ...Continue Reading
Some people’s lives are chronicled by professional writers in their biographies. Some people write their own memoirs. And then, some people hire The Story Scribe. This Kansas City memoir writing business, founded by Amy Butler, is part of the personal history industry. The Association of Personal Historians, the industry’s professional organization, has more than 600 ...Continue Reading
Stars Bill Nighy, Helena Bonham Carter, Winona Ryder, Rupert Graves, Ralph Fiennes, and writer/director David Hare explore each actor’s unique contribution, and what brought them to this performer’s paradise. Worricker aired Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, on MASTERPIECE on PBS. #MasterpiecePBS
Use these recipes from PBS Food, Kitchen Explorers, and a great pumpkin pie recipe Savory Sweet Life to add some sweetness at your Thanksgiving gathering.
Growing up in a really small town in Wisconsin, Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher found their fun at nearby thrift stores. “I remember we used to buy answering machines, eject the tapes and listen to people’s incoming and outgoing messages,” Prueher said. Everything changed for Pickett and Prueher when VHS tapes started showing up at ...Continue Reading