She was headed to the trash but a quick rescue and she is beautiful. I knew the moment she was unloaded that she was worth saving. After all, I think she has survived for well over one hundred years. Surely we could give her a few more with a little face lift. This is her… Read More Bella Blue
A couple of months ago I saw this little secretary desk at an unusual shop off the side of the road. At the time I didn’t have a plan for it and didn’t really need it but I wanted it. My husband, who always does the haggling, tried to get a better price on it… Read More Vintage Rose Beauty
One of my fondest memories of my childhood was crayons and coloring books. The crayons were kept in a berry basket on the very top of, what seemed like, an enormously tall wardrobe. Of course I was only six so any wardrobe would have appeared tall to me. Because of their location you had to… Read More Permission to Color
This is my favorite thing to do when it snows. I can sit for hours clicking off shots of birds as they rush to and from the feeder. I am completely taken by the texture of their feathers, the color of their beaks, and the attitudes they express with a tilt of their head. Enjoy the gallery.… Read More Favorite Things
For most of my life I have prided myself at being a great multi-tasker. I worked for someone else at a job that consumed nearly fifty hours a week. I mothered two young men. I have been a wife for thirty five years. Later I owned a retail book store that required monstrous amounts of… Read More IS IT CREATIVE….OR CRAZY!?