The Round Table Makes its Congenial Comeback

It was relegated to a storage unit that was allotted with our previous apartment because I couldn’t sell it at a price I thought was fair. I am certainly pleased things worked out and that its presence is transformed and … Continue reading

Show Your Stripes

is based on the idea that soldiers wear stripes of material sewn onto a uniform that show rank. In other words be proud of who you are and what you stand for. How often does this resonate with you? As … Continue reading

Welcome to the Jungle

My heart is fickle these days. While I try to drum up business in a new territory, I am left with time to deal with my nest. There are so many projects I would like to accomplish, but woe is … Continue reading

“So far,”

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says my speculative son in response to the question posed by the head of the school on his first day of a new school. His formative response to the question, “Do you like your new teacher?” intrigued me to investigate … Continue reading

Viva la Summer Birthday!

Every week we scheduled in our, for the most part laid-back, July calendar a time to gather with friends and family to share cake with the honorary birthday star. The first week fifteen of us reposed on straw-woven tavern chairs … Continue reading

Halleluhua…was that a cool breeze I felt?

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Every morning for the past few weeks I wake up in my new nest energized to open windows and doors to welcome the cool ocean breeze in and everyday I have been disappointed. Hot, heavy, damp stagnant air seeps into … Continue reading

The Sweetest Thing

Sometimes the sweetest things pop up into your world and get you so giddy people can’t help but notice your happiness. I found this precious golden prize beaming from among many eclectic and random items typical at a flea market … Continue reading

Tito Bandito

As the story goes Tito, our mostly beloved Chihuahua, was introduced to another Chihuahua and this even feistier little soul was smitten with him. Since this love at first sight had never once before occurred for little Lucy (truthfully I … Continue reading

The Grand ‘Ole Pantry

I suppose there is a charm and nostalgia to the pantry as it is one of the most requested features in American homes today. I have never had a pantry in any of my many nests until now. It’s certainly … Continue reading

Fiesta Anyone?

How about this setting for a soiree? I pranced across this magical place on one of my LB garden walks https://www.facebook.com/LagunaNursery, yet another nook and cranny to discover along the craggy cliffs of Laguna. This particular finding was tucked away … Continue reading