You Go Girl!

I saw this woman’s picture online and immediately went to her instagram page. How on earth could a 57 year old woman look SO YOUNG??? Within minutes, I was watching her delightful YOU-TUBE tutorial on applying make-up.   One thing’s for sure, I will NEVER wear (or own) that much make-up but no matter, it…

Our Kids- Our Pride

It happens every time  I wave goodbye to one of our kids, turn away and invariably stumble into a sea of melancholy. It’s deep but the memories are warm and as I float around with eyes closed, I’m immersed in a time when all four of our cubs were with us.. Week-end bar-b-ques, working on school…

Teaching an old dog new tricks..

Anyone who owns an animal knows how long it takes to teach them “new tricks..” ..but they will also tell you that nothing is harder than breaking old, bad habits. The same holds true for humans.  Like lint, I have picked up quite an assortment of habits over the years, some of which have served…

New Eyes..

Sometimes you stumble upon simple but powerful truths that demand both attention and application.  This was the case as I read a quote from Marcel Proust tucked into the editor’s commentary in my latest issue of Savannah Magazine.  The real voyage of discovery, Proust wrote: Is not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new…

OH, OH, OH!

I went to Michaels Craft Store the other day..Did I miss the “end of the world” memo? The shelves were completely stripped bare of Christmas decorations..just a few boxes of balls and lights remained. What on earth is going on??  If the grocery store looked like that I’d be in a total panic! Good luck…

Sharing Autumn

If I had to pick my favorite colors in all of nature, it would be these.. And if I had to pick one of my favorite things in life, it’s receiving unexpected pictures from my (grown) kids letting me share in the little (and sometimes big) things going on in their lives.. or even just a pretty…