Learn how to discover the lost art of convalescence.
Once a year I pull out my "finer things" for the festivities that lie ahead. From the linens and flatware that adorn the table, to the menus I plan and the food I cook, to the clothing I wear and the care I take to look my best, I put in the extra time and... Continue Reading →
Before the wonderful TV show Mad Men made us conscious of how we have exchanged sophistication and "dressing up" for casual comfort in our clothing in the last forty years, I had felt for some time that something was "off" with clothing design and quality. Buying modern, unique, quality clothing at mid-range prices has been... Continue Reading →
Last Thursday I watched in horror as my neighbor's house, which belonged to an elderly couple, burned down. I was even more horrified and saddened to learn later that evening that one person, the wife, was killed. Her name was Patsy. I did not know Patsy, but I saw her working in her beautiful garden... Continue Reading →