Advice for the ages..

‘If’ by Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being hated, don’t…

“Open Concept”

Interviewing different design “experts” for our kitchen remodel last year, I was struck how each one wanted to tear down the relatively small wall separating our living room and dining area from the kitchen. When I explained that I preferred having a visual and auditory buffer between those rooms, the answer was always the same..”But…

He just can’t help it..

My husband cleaned our bathroom last week and when I reached for my shampoo on the window ledge in our shower, I just had to chuckle. This was how he arranged the tubes and bottles- like perfectly spaced soldiers standing in a row. It’s endlessly fascinating how men and women think, manage, value and interpret…

Closing Shop

I loved their stuff and loved their stores, but rarely ever bought a thing. I obviously wasn’t the only one as Papyrus just announced they were closing shop and sadly, filing for bankruptcy. No one offered more beautiful greeting cards, but my gosh were they expensive. Every so often I’d find myself in there trying…

The high road is calling!

I read two disturbing articles this morning: One was about the Missouri governor having an affair and supposedly blackmailing his mistress into silence and the other was about Robert De Niro choosing an awards event to unleash an expletive laced tirade against Trump. Yuck, yuck, yuck..what’s the matter with self centered people? No class, no…

# not me.

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