On the way home from the airport after landing in Los Angeles, our driver said to us at the end of a particular conversation, "Don't worry, the reality and stress will soon set in". Although said jokingly, he wasn't far off base. It's hard coming home to see news coverage about the devastating wildfires occurring … Continue reading Rebuilding.
When I was in line at Los Angeles International Airport buying a bottle of water I happened to look down at the heap of magazines on the shelf below. What caught my eye was the current issue of Galerie Magazine with its beautiful cover and headline reading "Michael Smith at Home in Madrid". I've been … Continue reading Micheal Smith at Home in Madrid
This charming white clapboard home with its black shutters and white picket fence was featured in the current New England Home Magazine. The architecture exudes a certain sense of graceful elegance that continues throughout the interiors of the home. The house was originally built in 1840 but an addition started in the late 1990's with painstaking … Continue reading Style & Grace in Martha’s Vineyard
As I was putting this post together I realized that several of my Tuesday Tips involve the use of fresh flowers. I guess that's because flowers can create instant impact, often on the cheap and easy. With Spring officially here, I am already starting to see blooms appear on the trees in our front yard. … Continue reading Tuesday Tip No. 6
I am starting this post with a confession: I started a website in 2007 (it's no longer active, by the way) and one of my favorite posts was what I now like to call "Color Stories". It's a feature highlighting a variety of things, such as fashion and design, with a particular color being the … Continue reading COLOR STORY: THE BEAUTY OF BROWN