It’s Been a While……

It’s Been a While……

and while I wrote a post at Christmas, I have not posted again until now.  ...Continue reading...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Let there be joy in the possibilities……..Happy New Year!!  I like the New Year's Holiday. On the eve, sometimes we go out, sometimes we stay in, enjoying the watching of the festivities on Times Square, perhaps watching a movie, and always….. ...Continue reading...

Happy Holidays to You….

Happy Holidays to You….

  I've been away from my blog for a while, my dear readers, but I am incredibly happy to be back. I will share more about my absence right ...Continue reading...

Remembering 9/11 in a Different Way.

Remembering 9/11 in a Different Way.

To my readers…..I wrote this post to be published on the 13th anniversary of 9/11. I just couldn't press the publish button that day. As I came back, and reread it, I realized that I should, in view ...Continue reading...

There is a lesson here……

There is a lesson here……

Love her or not, Joan Rivers was a study in contrasts, including the last two homes she lived in. I would like to share photos of them both. First, a ...Continue reading...

Sunflowers

Sunflowers

Helianthus, better known as sunflowers. Nothing makes me smile more quickly and longer than sunflowers. They have a joy about them that elicits from me wonder and an increasing certainty that nature gets it so magically right. They really don't ...Continue reading...

Inspiration in Black and White

Inspiration in Black and White

I love black and white…….old movies, black and white photography, the black and white in nature. There is something about it that is at once clean and crisp and always interesting. It is yin and yang, conflicting, opposites, at odds.  No matter if it is a portrait or a scenery, the black and white simplicity delivers the very essence of the captured moment. When I design, it is rare ...Continue reading...

Rose Gazebos

Rose Gazebos

  A gazebo is a small building, usually in a garden, with a good view. This word, gazebo, is surrounded by more mystery than an earnest etymologist would like. ...Continue reading...

Doe Run Estate

Doe Run Estate

Apologies... this post has been removed temporarily.  Please continue to enjoy my other posts! ...Continue reading...

Decorating with Stone Inside the Home

Decorating with Stone Inside the Home

Although of a rustic texture, stone and rock can add dimension to decor from rustic to modern, cottage to contemporary and traditional decor. Stone brings ...Continue reading...