Seeing You the Way I Do

About a year ago, I was sifting through the drafts of my Home Office book (which were conveniently spread across the floor) when I got an out of the blue phone call.  “Hallo!” I said to the caller at the other end.  My friend bypassed the niceties saying “Are you at your computer?”  “It’s writing…Read More

Shop Small at Plano Antique Mall

Located in an unassuming strip mall directly across the street from Prestonwood Baptist Church on Midway Road in Plano, Texas, a new competitor in the ever blossoming small business marketplace is emerging.The Plano Antique Mall (PAM), which originally resided on Highway 75, is changing the way that home and haven purchases are made. As the…Read More

Mad About Hats and Gin

After more than two years of lock down, for those who celebrate Easter or Passover, this spring was a welcome shift in celebratory festivities.   Traditional values dictate the ceremonial hiding and seeking of decorative eggs, baked ham, Sunday best at church and if you live in my house; Peeps ™ I wanted to do something…Read More

Hard Rock

First Love

So sorry that I haven’t been keeping up with you lately.  I’ve been a bit distracted.  In truth, I was spending time with an old love.  Some of you may know what it is like to reconnect with your first love. Initially, awkward, you stumble to find the words that you want to use.  Your…Read More

Home@Work

If we learned anything from the ongoing pandemic, it’s the embrace of the idea that we may have neglected home.  I’m not only talking about the structure, the four walls of physical construct that contain all of our furnishings, our possessions and our, ahem, junk but also those who inhabit our homes; including those who…Read More

The Gift of Taking Space

Perspective can be a tough thing to gain.  When we are too close to something, our vision can become distorted and we can fail to see what needs to be seen. Our perception of truth, clarity, and expectations can cause us to see what we want to see and not what needs to be seen. …Read More