I am fortunate in that I have a secret source in the form of an avid collector who sometimes is ready to part with things. As with all serious collectors, there comes a time when we can no longer accomodate all our treasures in what is our own finite space. After all, we've got to make room … Continue reading Booty!
Hmm...what is this stuff doing sitting out in the yard? We were able to salvage a couple of the old cabinets from the kitchen demolition so I could put them in the workshop and add some much-needed storage out there. So, last week, I moved a ton of stuff out of the way and Mike … Continue reading Rearranging
"Alas! How dreary would be the world if there was no Santa Claus!... There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence." - Francis P. Church, New York Sun, Sep. 21, 1897
We awoke to a winter wonderland this morning. The world around us had magically become a beautiful fairyland, reminding me a little of Narnia.As you can see, Emma P Buttercup was enjoying herself. We went for walkies. Here's how the 'hood looked this morning. Cute overload. The other 4-legged member of the household remained nonplussed. And … Continue reading Snow Day!
I doubt I have ever been quite this far behind when it comes to Christmas as I am this year. There's just been an awful lot going on and my attention (which sometimes is a little challenged anyway) has been pulled in way too many directions at once. This is how my living room looked … Continue reading It’s Slowly Coming Together