In medieval times, meals were served out of a communal pot placed on a table to which diners brought their own knife, spoon and a wooden board called a trencher. Forks were nonexistent and fingers were used to take food…

On Decorating a Home

Geri and Lamar Cecil, owners of Lynchburg’s Silver Thistle which specializes in interiors, antiques and fine gifts, share a passion for designing home interiors. Here, Lamar shares his expertise on how to determine what pieces are most important in making…