December 2018

This month's theme is entertaining and giving back. We love December--festivity fills the air as we celebrate with loved ones and share the joys of the season. 

From inside an icon, writer discovers the meaning of the word “joyride.”

 
A bowl of pierogi.

Natasha’s Pierogi offers soul-warming fare.

 
One hand offers a jar of peaches to another.

Interfaith Outreach is
the Plymouth
nonprofit that keeps giving.

 
Swedish Traditions St Lucia Elizabeth Johnson Plymouth

Making sweet saffron rolls with her aunt for the Festival of St. Lucia was a highlight of Elizabeth Johnson’s youth, recalls the Plymouth native.

 
Adam Gale Wood Carving Chainsaw

Everyone knows someone who has a little carved bear outside their cabin. Chainsaw artist Adam Gale focuses on creating carvings that are more like sculptures that perfectly define the customer. “I want to do something different.

 
Swim Smart Plymouth Swim Cap innovative silicone

It’s hard to imagine football, hockey or cycling without their iconic headgear. While this emphasis on protection seems obvious on land, head injuries from aquatic sports have been largely neglected, until now.

 
premie baby in plymouth magazine

Three-year-old Lana toddles around the living room in the Grinberg family’s Plymouth home. What’s immediately remarkable about Lana is that she’s bilingual, with her dad speaking to her only in Russian.