The Tale of the Lemon Tree

Last year, I decided I wanted a lemon tree. My husband and I picked out the healthiest one we could find at our local landscaping store, carefully wrapped it in plastic and slid it sideways into the back of my SUV for the short trip home. Once there, we transferred the tree into the new…

Wouldn’t it be nice?

I had the strangest thought last night as I pondered the recent surge in Covid cases: Wouldn’t it be nice if one of the side-effects was that your nose turned red and glowed? This thing is a numbers game – every time you go out, you roll the dice and hope you aren’t unknowingly “bumping”…

Clouds..

Clouds may temporarily hide the sun, but they can’t extinguish it.

Perspective

I recently helped my daughter organize her closet. What has allowed me to maximize storage space has always been my “ability” 😉 to look at these areas three dimensionally. Designing a great closet system is not just about maximizing square feet, it’s about maximizing volume. Over the years I have put shelving on the inside…

The symphony of human achievement

I recently stayed at a condo across the street from a massive hospital complex. One of several multi-level parking garages was flanked by a children’s hospital, a cancer center, a “regular” hospital and multiple other buildings for other specialties. Watching this impressive site through floor to ceiling windows on the 11th floor was way more…