Words are so, crazy powerful. I sometimes forget, just what they can do. A lot of times, just expressing a sentiment yields results. That seems quite simple. We girls used to play a game at the bakery where we would think of someone out loud and then, lo and behold, that person would call, emailContinue reading “If you GIVE a pig some noodles”
Have you ever received the gift of a frozen whole raccoon?
People always say “if walls could talk”, but imagine if dining room tables could?
(The title of this blog reminded me of an Irving Berlin song and Grandpa Jack (far left) always looked like he belonged in an Irving Berlin picture.) White Tiles and I go way back. No, it’s not some super-chic band you have never heard of, it is ,simply, WHITE tiles. Somehow, wherever we live, thereContinue reading “Read-y or Not, White Tiles and Blue Painted Skies.”
I hope you are all well and you had some type of Mother’s Day celebration if it was your day to celebrate! We had a quiet celebration here and I made a brutal wish list of things I wanted the guys to get done AND THEY DID! The goal was to make things or reinventContinue reading “Magical Cheapness!”
I have a deep, abiding love for glossy magazines. Books too, obviously, but, I have always loved subscribing to magazines ever since the days of Ranger Rick! It’s like having super-glamorous pen pals. This month has been a stretch, I must admit. We all know they plan magazines months in advance (as we are allContinue reading “Hidden Treasures/Broken Bricks”
One OF the neat things about having friends and family all over the world and the country, is that in this time of oddness, we can get a true play-by-play of what’s going on in different places. We have friends in London, Paris, Canada and Spain and family in big cities and rural towns, soContinue reading “Kitchen Log, day 35.”
Everybody better stay in one place, that’s indoors. It would be SO NICE to, to kick this virus out the door, but it doesn’t help to know… Clearly, this was not what Carole King meant when she wrote the song. Don’t worry, I am also rewriting the lyrics to RENT! Next blog, next blog. IContinue reading “You’re so faaaaaaaar away…”
I have just begun dreaming again. One night, I dreamed nothing but hues of pink. The entire dream, as it were, was seen through rose-hued glasses and it has been two weeks now and I am still completely obsessed with pink. THAT is boring but I say this to explain that the last 6 monthsContinue reading “HouseHunters, Hampstead.”
I am quite sure this is too much happiness in one blog. I can deal with it, and in fact am, bedazzled with joy to share this line up with you!! November 10th is our annual “WELCOMING OF THE APPLES” day as well as a wine tasting by Silver Coast Winery AND a jewelry show byContinue reading “The MayFLOUR and other STUFFING.”