Aug 2, 2010 9:46 AM
Manhattanite moonlighting drag queen moves to the countryside with his partner and finds domestic bliss in the most unexpected places and ways - The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir ($17), is our kind of memoir. Follow the wit, mirth and daily goings on of meeting neighbors, digging gardens, herding goats and canning. The boys of the Beekman mansion are the creators of Beekman 1802, blogging, farming and the most amazing goat cheese on the planet. Warning - you might be compelled to drop out of the rat race and head to the burbs after reading.
Vocab lesson of the day - bucolic - of or relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life.