Summer is Watermelon Season

Have I told you about my summer home? I’m dreaming of it and it looks something like this. Minimalist living is a given when in a straw-hat most of the day. Shoes not permitted and certainly no clutter. Not that … Continue reading

Things You Can’t Un-know

Things You Can’t Un-know While I tend to acquire the smell of the Aegean right about now…I’m not getting a whiff of it these days. Instead, I’m materializing an elongated S-shaped basin of an Ocean because from what I know … Continue reading

Abandoned

And so crumpled mornings eventually spiral into stray afternoons. I find myself deep into my latest project, seduced by the temptation to think the worst of people lately, I start to scrub the surface layered with almost fifty years of … Continue reading

Right By My Side

Right By My Side

I spend a lot of time in my kitchen. A LOT. Prepping and creating three times a day is important to me, it’s important for all my bears even if they don’t appreciate it now, that they are nutritiously fed … Continue reading

Where Rock Meets the Ocean

The tavern dining experience is not particular popular around here…even in the simplest of beach towns you don’t find wobbly paper-blanketed tables with woven chairs anywhere near where the rock meets the ocean. A rustic local place where one enjoys … Continue reading

Expanding Your Horizons

Sometimes I wonder if I push myself to stretch beyond the boundaries. I know that I am my children’s biggest (and sometimes loudest) cheerleader and do my best to send them off with a boost so that they crave to … Continue reading

A Celebrity on Its Own

I am mad about settees—I can think of at least three locations for some bad-ass ones in my current nest, although it’s not a priority to glamify my nest right now…all I’m asking for is simplicity, order and cleanliness and … Continue reading

Coaxed

Coaxed

It coaxed me from afar in midmotion. The not-so-short and stout with curved, skinny legs dresser rested in the store window for everyone to adore. “I’ll just take a look,” I thought as I rounded the corner to find a … Continue reading

My First Kicks

Papa Bear worried about not having one pair of socks, but it wasn’t much longer until he bought his baby girl not one but two pairs of dazzling shoes. I reminded him that newborns can’t walk and even if they … Continue reading

Let Them Eat Cake…and my first ever giveaway!

The traditional translation of the infamous French phrase supposedly spoken by a great princess upon learning that the peasants had no bread is commonly attributed to Queen Marie Antoinette, however, there is no record of her ever uttering the callous … Continue reading