Freedom to choose.

My friend said something so interesting to me a few weeks ago, “Never did I realize how important it could be which state you live in when a crisis hits.” Ya think? Texas has been under fire recently for lifting its mask mandate. Honestly, I don’t think we’ve ever had one for the entire state…

The best intentions..

Like so many things in life, it started out as a simple idea. I thought I wanted a bird feeder. I have a hammock in my yard and had visions of myself swaying in the breeze.. binoculars in one hand, ice tea in the other..studying unusual species. I did some research and purchased a $40,…

Wanna come out and play?

We just got back from three days off the ‘hamster wheel’ and I’m here to tell ya, it was INCREDIBLE. The prep for our mini-FL-KEYS-vaca required more work than usual, but I felt better being super cautious about our potential exposure to Covid which, let’s face it, can be minimized but is never really zero…..

#1 On My Bucket List!

There I was, standing in a paper “gown,” staring out the picture window at the beautiful view waiting for my dermatologist to come into the exam room.  At one point, a fisherman motored by in his boat to pull up traps spaced along the dock.  Maybe the traps were nothing but a ruse so he…

What’s going on out there?

My husband and I took a ride in the car yesterday. It’s been a while since I’ve left our place and I was curious.. Traffic was (surprisingly) almost at normal levels. Landscapers were mowing, cutting and blowing. Pool guys are busy, construction is happening. Home Depot parking lot was bustling..I saw a few people wearing…

OH! Those Palm Beach Show Houses..

Do you ever wonder what they look like inside? “Each year, celebrated interior designers transform a magnificent estate into an elegant exhibition of fine furnishings, art and technology. This all began in 1973 when several dedicated supporters of Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club launched the Kips Bay Decorator Show House in Manhattan to raise…