The Whole Jar

Most people would think it decadent and indulgent to eat the whole jar of…anything. Jam Olives Candy Pickles Bonbons Cookies Yet, today the restaurant where a long time friend of mine and I enjoyed a leisurely (and long overdue) brunch Read More …

There Are Limits

There are limits to what people can accept, handle and allow to happen in their home. People who have listed a home for sale or been selected for a holiday house tour know this better than most. On the two Read More …

Cross That Bridge

Remember when we decided to be healthier? We decided to eat kale, other fresh vegetables, healthy breakfasts – less dairy – and exercise…we decided to cross that bridge and not look back. Then, Thanksgiving happened. Man, oh man, it happened Read More …

Christmas Cookies

Tonight, we had Christmas Cookies for dinner… …and then, after the evening’s walk – drive – and dash from house to house – we had lasagna for dessert. Annual house tours, whether they celebrate winter, spring, summer or fall are Read More …

Give and Receive

We should all give and receive in equal parts. Give thanks. Receive thanks. Give peace. Receive peace. Give food. Receive food. Give wine. Receive wine. Give cookies. Receive cookies. Give love. Receive love. Keep balance in the universe. Keep balance Read More …